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Great service and MOT
"It was efficient and was given a good update on the car upon pick up."
"I was very happy with fd mechanics, I booked my car in online. I was then contacted to say what time to drop the car off. It was ready 3 hours after dropping it off."
Quick and efficient
"Great to get the work done quickly and effiently.. First time using the g arage and will return"
"Excellent Service, staff helpful and friendly, price as quoted and kept informed at every stage. Very happy!"
"I have used this company before, the standard of work and customer service are excellent. Very friendly and welcoming. During my last visit, the team were dealing with a slight weather related issue, but work continued at pace."
5th year used
"Very happy with mot great garage would highly recommend"
"Booked in online for an MOT. Had a returned call within 30minutes to confirm and give an exact time. On the day arrived and greeted nicely and then called as soon as the work was done. Filled in a card to get a reminder for next year - really good for me as I am terrible at remembering the date of my MOT."
"Took car for mot, sat in waiting room with well stocked magazines, wasn’t informed of the progress but i wasn’t really expecting to as it was only an mot, staff were polite and professional, would definitely go back."
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.
A British icon since the swinging 1960s, the Mini is a small economy car that was made by the British Motor Corporation from 1959 until 2000 and is now under the umbrella of BMW. The transverse engine front-wheel drive layout influenced a generation of car makers, and allowed 80 percent of the car’s floorpan to be used for passengers and luggage - that’s a lot of space!
In 1999 the Mini was voted the second most influential car of the 20th century, behind the Ford Model T, and ahead of the Citroën DS and Volkswagen Beetle. The performance versions, the Mini Cooper and Cooper "S," were successful as rally cars, winning the Monte Carlo Rally in 1964, 1965 and 1967. The British manufacturer now offers a selection of nine cars across a broad spectrum of vehicle choices, from the traditional three door hatchback to the more radical Coupe, Countryman and Paceman. It also developed a range of frugal engines, both petrol and diesel, to reduce running costs.
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