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Great value for money
"Good value for money"
"Very old car, a dishonest garage could have easily said there was way more work needing doing than in reality. However, these guys were amazing. They ran me through loads of recommendations and were not pushy for me to spend money where it wasn't needed (as was getting rid of the car over the next year)."
Fab And fast
"Great, last minute due to work/ moving house and some major fixes were dealt with fast"
best service in 60 years
"really professional service, collected and returned my 2 year old Nissan Juke running the best its been, really excellent service and value. Dont hesitate to use them. I am 75 and have never been so satisfied with the service"
Excellent quality service
"Very good communication and workmanship. Would definitely use this garage again."
"Very happy. Great garage with really nice fella's."
"Great service,kept in the loop and informed of the work needed doing before hand ,so all in all very happy with the garage"
"They did a great job, phoned me throughout the day to keep me informed on any work that needed doing with costs, will definitely return."
"Great staff and kept me informed and did some work I had not originally requested all in the same day"
"Online booking did not come through, yet staff did their best to accommodate. Fast and helpful."
"No courtesy car as promised/online. No communition what’s so ever about the apointment."
"Coffee and Paper whilst you wait, friendly staff and all completed on time given"
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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Bristol is famous for Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge, which is well worth a visit if you don’t happen to drive across it on your way into the city. There is a small toll on this Grade I listed structure which forms part of the B3129. But if you suffer from vertigo don’t look down, the deep drop to the River Avon and Gorge is spectacular and changes with the tide.
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