Brake Pad Replacement at your home or office in Temecula.

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5/5

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Doug

Doug

31 years of experience
85 reviews
Doug
31 years of experience
Honest. Easy to talk to. Good advisor.
Doug did a great job and price was very reasonable. He was extremely honest and on the first trip, had the wrong part and did not hesitate to just tell me. " Hey,I've got the wrong part..." no excuses, no lies. Will definitely use him again.
William

William

30 years of experience
69 reviews
William
30 years of experience
Excellent! William was on time to replace my rear brake pads and to replace my Serpentine/Drive Belt, only to find out that my belts were fine. Thank you for your honesty that saved me $$. I would definitely recommend William!
Rodric

Rodric

11 years of experience
211 reviews
Rodric
11 years of experience
Rodrics was very polite, speedy, and professional! He did a great job replacing my brake pads.
Milton

Milton

34 years of experience
154 reviews
Milton
34 years of experience
Great Experience. I will definitely be using this app again. Thank you so much!
Jarius

Jarius

18 years of experience
13 reviews
Jarius
18 years of experience
Such a wonderful guy! Great customer service! Definitely will book him again!
Attila

Attila

16 years of experience
174 reviews
Attila
16 years of experience
This is the second time I've had Attila work on my car. He knows exactly what to do and how to do it. I think it's great that you can see the new parts installed.
Chris

Chris

15 years of experience
109 reviews
Chris
15 years of experience
Eilyas

Eilyas

8 years of experience
17 reviews
Eilyas
8 years of experience
Eilyas arrived on time, ready to go and swiftly repaired my brakes, answering all my questions. Very professional! Thank you.
Damian

Damian

8 years of experience
255 reviews
Damian
8 years of experience
Damian arrived on time and did the brake job right away. He showed me the worn brake pads and put in new gold-level pads, He was very pleasant the whole time. It was a great experience.
Jesus

Jesus

13 years of experience
68 reviews
Jesus
13 years of experience
Jesus is the freakin man. Dude showed up roughly on time and he got to work. He pointed out the mistakes that the previous mech committed and he sorted my vehicle out professionally. He also had an awesome attitude and I'm looking forward to working with him in the future. This service kicks ass. I have a funky schedule and I can't get my car to the shop like I would like to. This is way better for me.


How much does Brake Pad Replacement cost in Temecula?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Temecula. Our mechanics in Temecula are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Temecula.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Pontiac Montana $142 $46.14 $95.98 18% $175.14
2007 Volvo S60 $163 $58.62 $103.98 18% $198.37
2004 Volkswagen Golf $145 $64.70 $79.99 15% $172.20
2008 Audi A3 Quattro $204 $123.57 $79.99 11% $231.07
2009 BMW 328i xDrive $213 $125.11 $87.98 12% $243.36
2015 Jaguar XF $238 $142.18 $95.98 12% $271.18

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Brake Pad Replacement Service

What are brake pads and how do they work?

Brake pads consist of friction material that is bonded to a sturdy steel backing plate. When you push on the brake pedal, the friction material on the brake pads is forced against the inner and outer surfaces of the steel brake rotor under tremendous pressure. The resulting friction causes the wheels on your car to slow rapidly allowing for a quick, safe and controlled stop. After thousands of miles, this friction material eventually wears away, and the brake rotor wears away as well, requiring replacement.

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When to replace brake pads?

Here are several indications that you need new brake pads:

  • Wear indicator on vehicle dashboard. When the friction material on the brake pads is worn to within 2 mm of the pad backing plate, replacement of the pads is necessary. Most newer cars today have electronics built into the brake pad. When the pad is at a point that it needs to be replaced, a symbol will appear on your vehicle dashboard’s instrument cluster. Consult your owner’s manual to learn what the symbol looks like.
  • High pitched squeal when braking. When the friction material on the pads is worn close to the backing plate, you may hear a squealing or squeaking noise as you drive regardless of whether you are applying the brakes or not. That squealing or squeaking noise is designed to make you aware that the brake pads are getting low and need to be inspected. If all of the friction material on the brake pad has been worn away, you will hear grinding and scraping noises when you apply the brakes. Pad replacement is mandatory at this point and the vehicle is unsafe to drive until corrected.
  • Brake pedal pulsation or vehicle vibration. Over time, brake rotors may develop excessive thickness variation (>.001 inches), excessive runout on the wheel hub (> .002 inches), or the brake rotor may warp due to high operating temperatures. If these defects exist, you may notice pulsation in the brake pedal or steering wheel during braking. New pads and rotor resurfacing or replacement will be required if the rotor has any of the above-mentioned deficiencies.
  • Vehicle pulling or wandering on braking. If your car pulls to the right or left during braking, that could be a sign of a sticking brake caliper, misalignment of the suspension, and sometimes tire defects or uneven tire inflation from side-to-side. The mechanic who inspects your vehicle will determine if new brake pads alone will resolve the issue or if other repairs are needed.
  • High mileage on existing pads. Regardless of whether any of the above brake system symptoms occur, every 10,000 miles a mechanic should measure the thickness of the remaining friction material on the brake pads and perform a thorough visual inspection of the braking system.
  • Brake system warning lights and/or maintenance reminder messages. Should your brake system warning light ever illuminates, or a brake system related maintenance reminder message appears in the driver information display, have your vehicle inspected and repaired as soon as possible.

How do mechanics replace brake pads?

Normally, pad replacement requires these steps:

  • Confirm the thickness of the remaining friction material on the brake pads. If the remaining friction material is less than 2 mm in thickness, pad replacement is warranted.
  • Visually inspect the brake rotor surface that contacts the pad (for scoring, pitting, grooves, rust) and measure the brake rotor with precision tools for thickness variation, run-out and warpage.
  • Inspect the caliper, torque plate, pads, and rotors to determine if the caliper is operating freely (i.e., inspect for stuck calipers).
  • Install new pads and any additional recommended components (e.g., rotors, if rotors depart from OEM specifications) only with customer approval of course.
  • Lubricate brake system components, such as caliper sliding pins, and inspect the condition of the brake fluid. Top off brake fluid as required.
  • Perform a basic 50 point safety inspection of your vehicle.
  • Finally, the mechanic will test drive your vehicle to confirm normal operation of the brake system.

Is it safe to drive with a brake pad problem?

Driving a vehicle with a known deficiency in the braking system is unsafe and consequently is not recommended. Worn out brake pads can increase stopping distances and so for your safety, it is always advised that worn out brake pads be replaced promptly. Further driving is not recommended and you should request service at your earliest convenience if any of the following circumstances exist: stopping distances are much greater than what you are accustomed to; the brake pedal is not firm or is low; there is loss of braking power assist; the vehicle pulls severely to one side on braking; or the brake system warning light is on.

If you detect unusual noises, such as squealing or grinding, but stopping distances are close to what you are used to, and the brake pedal is firm, and there are no warning lights, it may be safe to proceed to your destination but schedule service at your earliest convenience. When it comes to the brakes on your vehicle, always err on the side of caution and have a mechanic check your brake pads and braking system at the first indication of a problem.

When replacing brake pads keep in mind:

Brake pads must always be replaced as a set, that is both wheels (driver and passenger side) on an axle, front or rear, must be serviced. If brake pads on only one side of the car were replaced, your car might pull to one side when you apply the brakes. Often, resurfacing or replacement of the brake rotors is necessary and a competent mechanic will always measure for wear and damage to the brake rotors and advise you as to whether rotor replacement or re-surfacing is needed.

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