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"No fuss and work done in a timely fashion on a Saturday morning. A little bit more expensive than other quotes but they were very flexible and easily booked online. Will use again."
"Good quality garage"
"Happy with all aspects of service"
"I was happy with Ll checks done and service provided"
"I put my car in for its first service. I called beforehand to chat through the logistics and was satisfied with what Harry had to say. I paid extra for my car to be picked up and they came in the time slot agreed. My car was returned later than day. All done and washed on the outside. I was very pleased. Easy, hassle free and reasonably priced. What's not to like."
"Yes very happy"
Great customer service
"Happy with the cost of the work and excellent communication from the garage, a greàt service!"
"A fixed price that was reduced because no oil filter needed was good."
"Excellent work and kept updated throughout. Very professional and informative staff."
All seems fine
"Hard to tell with a service but the car works OK. The workshop appears professional and reassuring to see corporate fleet vehicles also being maintained. Many garages seem to have adopted menu approach to service, but Kynaston checked the service requirement to point me to a full service rather than me guessing what it may need. I am happy with this more informed indication."
Great service and staff
"Great service, professional and friendly staff and a decent price. Would recommend to anyone"
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 South West
The South West contains some truly iconic destinations, including Stonehenge, the New Forest, the Eden Project and of course the fantastic beaches of the longest regional coastline in Britain. The region’s biggest city is Bristol, and other major conurbations include Plymouth, Bath, Swindon and Bournemouth.
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