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Overall good service
"Work carried out for good price Kept me informed of repairs Text to tell me car ready where phone call would be better. Didn’t get back to me with price for further work needing doing after said they would Good value for money though"
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"Good reliable service , completed on time. Courtesy car available and my car was cleaned before return. Short wait on pick up as all staff were busy, but otherwise customer service was good."
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"This is the best value service company in Cardiff, and will definitely use again. Pricing is competitive, and the fact they pick your car up is amazing at the prices your paying. They told me about faults with the car, and the repairs were reasonably priced."
"Great garage, performed mot and subsequent repairs. Only issue was I wasn’t phoned when it was completed which resulted in a lot of hanging around. Other than that, no issues!"
"Had no oil in my engine. He checked and told me and kept me informed by my mot. Good service"
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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