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"Easy to arrange, they picked my car up and delivered it back to me within 7 hours, great communication, no parts required so did not feel ripped off and very nice staff!"
"I believe this garage is now under the ownership of Clichy Car Services. The service was professional and friendly. They also cleaned my car inside and out, which was a nice surprise. I'll happily use them again in the future."
"Always the best service."
"I booked Mot online and got available time on next date. Car had been ready to take less than in one hour. Good service for only £25.00"
Proper, skilled garage
"Proper, professional work at a fair price"
"Very helpful staff, kept informed of progress, performed work on time to a high standard and at a reasonable price."
"Done full service on my Honda civic,good price,good job"
Fantastic local garage.
"I have no hesitation in recommending auto action. Really decent people who do good quality fast work."
"Looking at all good reviews I booked my car in, not disappointed."
"First time using TL Motors. I was kept up-to-date with any work needing to be done, the timescales of the work and car pick-up/delivery time. Friendly, honest, helpful and easy to deal with. Will use TLM again."
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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