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"Kept me informed of repairs needed, explaining the options available to me"
"Very friendly staff"
"I was very happy with the garage and the work he did but what I wasn’t happy with was booking through this website to basically find out my appointment didn’t even exist and then being told by the guy that works there they have nothing to do with this website and never do any bookings through it So I would recommend going through the garage itself and not this stupid website"
"Efficient and helpful service. clear costings"
Quick and great service
"MOT booked in for Friday afternoon, sadly it failed. Car back on the road by Saturday morning with all the work done. Quick, affordable and reliable work!"
Very fast service
"Very fast and accommodating."
very good service
"Very professional & honest workmanship, my car required extra work for which they called me prior & ran through all options prior to doing anything above what was pre-agreed."
Never turned up
"Never turned up, didn’t answer the phone and book my garage were no help either. Will not use again waste of time!!"
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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