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"Helpful and friendly staff, Took my 2 cars in for full services and will definitely be back."
"Really helpful staff, do what is needed and don’t try to inflate bill with needless repairs - will be back as my garage of choice now"
Good, incorrectly priced
"Good work carried out, in good time, just price was different to stated on site, bit for expensive but still reasonable"
"Very happy with service and work done."
"Helpful and washed my car which I didn't expect. Will use again"
"Pleasant, helpful staff. Quick repair time and excellent value for money"
"Friendly, efficient & good cost. Would recommend"
"Very happy ,will be back"
Couldn’t ask for better
"I can not fault this garage, proper customer service from everyone in the garage namely Stuart Brian and Jim as this is who I normally speak with. We have been with this garage from day 1 and even when my husband lost his job years ago they were so supportive in letting us pay up although this is not a service offered. Great to see how they’re moving with the times too as I booked my service and MOT online 2-3 weeks before, Stuart then called me to confirm and Jim picked the car up like clockwork and dropped it off to me later that day! What more can I ask for!! Thanks B&B autocare. Lisa"
"2nd time using this garage and both times had great service and was good value. Will continue to use"
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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