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Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in West Lothian

Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in West Lothian

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 Lothian. 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 Lothian

Ecosse Peugeot Specialists Ltd

Ecosse Peugeot Specialists Ltd

Central Scotland, UK
stars-4
16 reviews
Ecosse Peugeot Specialists Ltd and their team of qualified mechanics at Central Scotland, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
Truetest Motors Ltd

Truetest Motors Ltd

Edinburgh, UK
stars-4
19 reviews
Truetest Motors Ltd and their team of qualified mechanics at Edinburgh, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
RENTEC AUTOCARE

RENTEC AUTOCARE

Edinburgh, UK
stars-5
14 reviews
"Established in 2008, we are an Independent Renault specialist who has over 30 years’ experience in the motor trade industry. Rentec Autocare are a n...
Dunedin Autos

Dunedin Autos

Coatbridge, UK
stars-4
13 reviews
Dunedin Autos are a well-established accident repair and car servicing centre in Coatbridge. From bodywork repairs to insurance repairs and much more,...
MOTO TECH SCOTLAND

MOTO TECH SCOTLAND

Coatbridge, UK
stars-4
27 reviews
MOTO TECH SCOTLAND is located in Coatbridge, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics
Onestop Motor Engineers Ltd

Onestop Motor Engineers Ltd

Stirling, UK
stars-5
15 reviews
Onestop Motor Engineers Ltd is located in Stirling, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

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...

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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.

  • Sharon foo
    from Liverpool
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    Excellent service arrived early and brought back early would highly recommend and will use again and thank you to Daniel a courteous young man

  • Customer
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    Excellent efficient service - second time I've used them now and will certainly use again.

  • Natacha
    from Wembley
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    Excellent service, will definitely use again. Have recommended to family

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    Super simple service to use and all went very smoothly...

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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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