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Always 5* Service at BCL
"I have been using BCL for a few years & they have always been nothing but fantastic. Their communication to work to prices to availability is always brilliant & they strive to ensure they build a good rapport with all their customers. Their prices are competitive but fair, they are always fast with their work & always of a 5* quality. All of the team is friendly & understanding if needing their services adhoc. I will continue to go there for all my needs. Thank you so much guys!"
Great service - as always
"From start to finish, the service was superb. Was kept informed throughout the day of progress and works required. Have been using Prompt Auto's now for a few years and they continue to impress. 5*"
"Help and support was great . Kept informed . Where mechanical irrm not found - work around proposed with no fuss or drama ."
"Fast efficient and friendly. Would definitely recommend and will be using again for my MOT."
Reliable and Trustworthy
"As always, I was so relived to have Kinleys sort out my yearly MOT and service along with a pick up and drop off. I would highly recommend Kinleys Garage as a place to have any work done. A reliable and friendly garage and staff are so helpful. Thank you again for your help."
Great service, as always
"Great as always, have taken my car for the last couple of years. Family have used the garage for years before that, always happy. Thanks!"
Great service as always
"Always friendly & helpful"
Better than I wanted
"Booked service online with free loan car on a bank holiday! So easy. Confirmed by email the next day. On arrival asked about the tyres and tracking- no problem. Also asked for quote to fix the boot. Call confirming the work was done early afternoon. On collection found they had fixed the boot too! Very happy and very reasonable price. Would recommend."
"A very friendly, honest and reliable garage - best in Hampshire!"
Great, friendly service
"Very welcoming, friendly local garage. Kept informed at all times. Work done in a timely manner."
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.
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