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Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in West Oxfordshire

Our expert insights into brake caliper replacement in West Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire. 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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HiQ Tyres and Autocare Oxford

HiQ Tyres and Autocare Oxford

Oxford, UK
stars-5
28 reviews
We offer a complete range of car services, including; tyres, MOT, batteries, exhausts, servicing, wheel alignment, brakes, clutches, accessories, oil ...
MELLORS OF CHALLOW

MELLORS OF CHALLOW

Wantage, UK
stars-5
18 reviews
We are located in Wantage, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
D.J Matthews Ltd

D.J Matthews Ltd

Didcot, UK
stars-4
26 reviews
We are located in Didcot, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
MOT AUTO CENTRE

MOT AUTO CENTRE

Swindon, UK
stars-5
28 reviews
"MOT Auto Centre is a family-run business with two highly experienced directors at the helm. These two Swindon-based gentlemen have been involved in t...
Cross Street Garage Swindon

Cross Street Garage Swindon

Swindon, UK
stars-4
13 reviews
We are located in Swindon, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Cirencester

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Cirencester

Cirencester, UK
stars-4.5
11 reviews
ETB Autocentres Cirencester garage has a selection of tyres from leading brands at affordable prices, including Bridgestone, Firestone, Michelin, Good...

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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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