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"Lovely staff very helpful and quick and efficient MOT."
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"The MOT was prompt and efficient. The online booking is a bonus."
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"very good all over"
"When I brought my car in for an MOT and service as scheduled, the garage seemed to have no record of my appointment so had to take all my details again. The guy wasn't overly welcoming or pleasant to deal with. My wife picked up the car later that day and received the MOT certificate but there was no service checklist to show what had been done and what needed doing (other than verbally being infomed the brake pads and discs need changing). So all in all, not a great experience and I don't think I would return here unfortunately."
"From the phone call the previous day to the drop off when completed this was a very painless exercise. Very pleased with the service and as the MOT is from an independent garage there was no fear of being ripped off on work needed. Definitely one to be used again."
"Very easy to book online. Clear pricing on website. Excellent service and delivered back on time. Could not fault ! So much better than main Mercedes dealership !"
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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