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"MOT was fine - did not ring when finished, but know great problem"
Great level of service
"Advised on work required, only performed work required. Fixed a small issue and adjusted tyre pressure all for free. It is the best garage around, hands down."
"Fitted my car in at last minute for MOT and carried out full service a couple of weeks later, nothing is too much trouble for them, great jib done"
"great all round service"
I wont go anywhere else
"I have been using these guys for years on my 'fleet' of cars. I do a lot of the work myself on my toys and they do what I can't do or don't want to do. Real friendly bunch and won't rip you off."
Always great service!
"Very happy with the service, they are awesome!"
"Clean and modern garage, convenient location. Honest guys, no unnecessary work recommended. 5*"
"I was kept informed and the work was carried out quickly and efficiently to a high level."
Great service for MOT
"All round good quality and value"
"First time using this garage, booking online was nice and easy. Booked in for a full service and they found some other things wrong with my car. Rang me up and gave me a price. Work was carried out swiftly and professionally. Would defiantly recommend and will be using again!"
"Very happy excellent service "
"Always use this garage for all my car needs. Happy customer and my car feels new again. Thank you Mr Shaun and Mr John for your quality workmanship."
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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