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Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in Old Ford

Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in Old Ford

What does a brake caliper do?

A caliper forms part of the disc brake system, which most cars have in their front brakes. The brake caliper houses the brake pads and pistons. Its job is to slow the car's wheels by creating friction with the brake rotors.

What are the signs of a bad brake caliper?

Below are the top three symptoms that could indicate you need to replace your brake caliper:

  • If your brake pedal feels softer (less resistance when applying the brakes).
  • If your car pulls to one side when braking.
  • If the level in your brake fluid reservoir drops or if you notice a leak. Brake hydraulic fluid is a very pale golden colour, transparent and almost watery.

What happens when we do a brake caliper replacement on your car?

Our certified mechanics will:

  • Inspect the brakes and determine if there’s a problem with one or several of the brake calipers. They will also advise if other parts of the braking system need replacing too.
  • They will then replace the brake caliper and other parts of the brake, if necessary.
  • Bleed the brake system and top up the brake fluid.
  • Test drive the car and inspect the brake system again.
  • Make any final, necessary adjustments.
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What does a brake caliper do?

A caliper forms part of the disc brake system, which most cars have in their front brakes. The brake caliper houses the brake pads and pistons. Its job is to slow the car's wheels by creating friction with the brake rotors.

What are the signs of a bad brake caliper?

Below are the top three symptoms that could indicate you need to replace your brake caliper:

  • If your brake pedal feels softer (less resistance when applying the brakes).
  • If your car pulls to one side when braking.
  • If the level in your brake fluid reservoir drops or if you notice a leak. Brake hydraulic fluid is a very pale golden colour, transparent and almost watery.

What happens when we do a brake caliper replacement on your car?

Our certified mechanics will:

  • Inspect the brakes and determine if there’s a problem with one or several of the brake calipers. They will also advise if other parts of the braking system need replacing too.
  • They will then replace the brake caliper and other parts of the brake, if necessary.
  • Bleed the brake system and top up the brake fluid.
  • Test drive the car and inspect the brake system again.
  • Make any final, necessary adjustments.
View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your brake caliper replacement in Old Ford. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.


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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how do I know if I need a brake caliper replacement?
Daniel
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Our trusted and certified garages in Old Ford

C & J Motors Ltd

C & J Motors Ltd

Rotherham, UK
stars-4.5
16 reviews
C & J Motors Ltd is located in Rotherham, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics
TAMESIDE AUTO CENTRE

TAMESIDE AUTO CENTRE

Manchester, UK
stars-5
15 reviews
TAMESIDE AUTO CENTRE and their team of qualified mechanics at Manchester, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
Graham Richardson and Son Limited

Graham Richardson and Son Limited

Colchester, UK
stars-4
16 reviews
We are located in Colchester, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
PREMIER VEHICLE CARE

PREMIER VEHICLE CARE

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
stars-4.5
20 reviews
PREMIER VEHICLE CARE and their team of qualified mechanics at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
Gladstone Tyre & Autocare

Gladstone Tyre & Autocare

Osbaldwick, UK
stars-4.5
26 reviews
Gladstone Tyres & Autocare is one of the largest car service and MOT garages in York providing a wide range of services from tyres, exhausts, brakes, ...
Malmar Motors LTD

Malmar Motors LTD

Liverpool, UK
stars-5
15 reviews
Our team has over 60 years experience of working with prestige motor vehicles. We provide huge savings on main dealer prices and we will protect your ...

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    Got my front and rear brake pads and discs changed with Fixter over the Summer and it was such a great and easy experience. Their Fixter Hero Emmanuel called me in the morning to say he had arrived, took a few pictures to check car, I was called during the day to confirm work was done and my car was...

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Your brake caliper replacement is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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