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Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in West Berkshire

Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in West Berkshire

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 West Berkshire. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.


Learn more

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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Our trusted and certified garages in West Berkshire

BENTEN NEWBURY

BENTEN NEWBURY

Newbury, UK
stars-5
25 reviews
We are located in Newbury, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
MILLERS GARAGE (NEWBURY) LTD

MILLERS GARAGE (NEWBURY) LTD

NEWBURY, UK
stars-5
29 reviews
We are located in NEWBURY, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Newbury

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Newbury

Newbury, UK
stars-4.5
14 reviews
We are located in Newbury, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
Westbourne Motors Basingstoke

Westbourne Motors Basingstoke

Basingstoke RG23 7EP, UK
stars-5
24 reviews
We are located in Basingstoke RG23 7EP, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
EAGLE EYE AUTOMOTIVE

EAGLE EYE AUTOMOTIVE

Basingstoke, UK
stars-5
19 reviews
We are located in Basingstoke, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
CAR CONTACTS LIMITED

CAR CONTACTS LIMITED

Reading, UK
stars-5
26 reviews
CAR CONTACTS LIMITED and their team of qualified mechanics at Reading, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

Here’s what our customers have to say…

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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...

  • Michael Higginbottom
    from Manchester
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    Fantastic service today. The car was collected and returned exactly to the times I wished and the extra job I requested had been carried out. The car had been cleaned inside and out also. Great work.

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    from Leeds
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    Excellent service that’s all I can say aswell as a great price very happy. One thing I would suggest is your driver hero’s to have a uniform make it look more professional:)

  • Mark Rochell
    from Huddersfield
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    The Fixter experience from start to finish was seamless. And Mark the driver explained everything.I wil be using this service again.well done FIXTER

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    Perfect service!

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    Great service

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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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