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Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in Vale of Glamorgan

Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in Vale of Glamorgan

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 Vale of Glamorgan. 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
Nav

Nav, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

checkedCollection and delivery — anywhere

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ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Barry

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Barry

Barry, UK
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15 reviews
We are located in Barry, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries - Cardiff

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries - Cardiff

Cardiff, UK
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27 reviews
ETB Tyres Cardiff offer a wide range of vehicle services including tyres from leading brands at affordable prices, we guarantee you a cost-effective a...
JUST MOT & REPAIR

JUST MOT & REPAIR

Cardiff, UK
stars-5
28 reviews
We are located in Cardiff, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
MASONS AUTO CENTRE

MASONS AUTO CENTRE

Cardiff, UK
stars-5
23 reviews
Masons Auto Centre is your one stop garage for all your vehicles repairs and maintenance needs. We offer a complete service from MOTs to Mechanical Re...
THREE ARCHES GARAGE

THREE ARCHES GARAGE

Cardiff, UK
stars-5
23 reviews
Three Arches Services Ltd Ltd is a family run, independent garage based in Cardiff, South Wales. Originally established in 1936, in Lanishen, the busi...
ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Bridgend

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Bridgend

Bridgend, UK
stars-5
19 reviews
From quality economy tyres to premium branded tyres, we've got the widest selection of products to fit passenger cars, vans, 4x4s, caravans, hatchback...

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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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