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"trustworthy and friendly staff and i always feel comfortable going here they are also thorough and informative"
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"Very professional and helpful staff. Know their stuff and also give very accurate advise. Highly recommended."
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"Great service, friendly staff collected my car and returned for free, everything in perfect working order. Highly recommended."
"Excellent satisfaction. Kept informed the whole way through and even offered up their own ‘cheaper’ solution of a headlamp buff and clean where a previous garage had only replaced. Excellent communication and the free pick up and drop off of the vehicle was especially useful (work done was post New Year). Very impressed all round."
"Just under 2 hours car was fully serviced. Oil changed, tyres the works. 10/10"
Very good service
"Nice friendly staff, great booking system, know exactly what they are doing, good value tyres. A little on the expensive side but I guess not when compared to main Mercedes Benz dealer."
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The brakes on your car utilise fluid pressure.
When the brake pedal is depressed, it activates a plunger in the master cylinder,
which pressurises the brake fluid in the pipes and hoses causing the brake components to move.
Brake repairs are one of the most common reasons to visit a garage; all cars need their brake discs and pads replaced at regular intervals. Some of the warning signs for brake failure are squealing or grinding noises when depressing the brakes, or the brake feeling 'spongy' when the pedals is pressed. And of course if you need to brake increasingly hard to effectively slow or stop your car, then you could well be looking at brake replacement.
There are two main types of brake systems: disc brakes and drum brakes.
Disc brake systems are comprised of two pads per wheel, which clamp down on the brake disc when the brake pedal is depressed. When the fluid becomes pressurised, it sends a plunger in the calliper forward, forcing the brake pads on either side of the brake disc to squeeze it, which results in the slowing and stopping of the car.
Drum brakes operate in the same way as disc brakes, but with a different design. They both use friction to slow and stop the car, but drum brakes use shoes, instead of pads. The shoes are inside the steel brake drum itself, which spins with the wheel. When brake pressure is applied, a component called the wheel cylinder expands, forcing the brake shoes apart and towards the inside edge of the drum. Drum brakes are usually found on older vehicles, or just on the rear brake system.
Driving in the East of England
The Fens, Norwich Cathedral, Sutton Hoo, not to mention the world renowned buildings and atmosphere of Cambridge University - the East of England is packed with great driving destinations. One of the warmer, drier and more sheltered regions of the UK, coastal areas in the summer do suffer from low cloud coming in from the North Sea which can affect driving conditions. However, the predominantly flat landscape makes for generally safe roads well suited to pleasurable motoring.
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