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Great all round service
"A very warm welcoming family business, wonderful experience kept me informed throughout the process,will definitely use again."
"Extremely happy with service."
"Friendly staff great service would recommend"
"Chole was fab in communicating with me about prices and the scheduled service. Was also able to provide the service using fiat parts. Team were friendly and very welcoming. I know about cars and the basics of a service I would night recommend this garage based on their honesty. Keep up the good work guys!"
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"Excellent service used them 3 time would recommend"
"My car runs beautifully. I am confident all necessary works have been completed to a higher standard compared to other garages in the area."
A1 happy to reccommend
"Helpful and timely, honest and straightforward service basically no nonsense and no silly buggers"
Great customer service
"Very happy with the service. The staff was really helpful. I have booked there because I have seen the previous review. no regrer. I recommend."
"Quick turn around for the MOT and time slot was too my convenient."
Couldn't be Better
"Staff has been very courteous and appear to be very honest ( Bearing in mind the reputation of dishonesty some Garages have) even though I cannot check the quality of work."
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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