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Great repairs & service
"Kept me informed and quick, on-time and priced ok - cant ask for more"
"As always prompt efficient honest and recommended"
"No issues, as far as I know . Straightforward service, will return next year and maybe give them 5 stars"
Fantastic honest service
"Very happy with the efficient service when booking my son’s car in for repairs and service. The staff are great and I’ve had my own car serviced their before so I knew I could trust them to do a great, honest job. We were not disappointed. First class, thanks."
"Excellent service from the guys , highly recommend"
"Happy from start to finish"
Great. Phone when done
"Happy with the service though difficult to say how well it was done as not possible. But very polite and pleasant staff"
"Quick service took my car in early as I waited."
"Good job, good value"
Amazing customer service
"Customer service was the best I have had been to few garages and defo the hest"
Great value service
"MOT booked in for 8.30. Got a call around lunchtime to pick it up. Good value."
excellent service & value
"I was a first time costumer and staff went above and beyond to help me about unrelated things I wanted to know about my car."
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 Scotland
Motorists in Scotland come up against a range of challenges. The tourism and festival hub of Edinburgh experiences the extremes of urban congestion; but drive out into the Highlands and you may find yourself squaring up against one of the herds of long-horned Highland cattle that roam freely in some areas. BookMyGarage can compare garages the length and breadth of Scotland, whether you’re negotiating Glasgow City Centre or gazing at the expanse of Loch Ness.
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