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"Prompt service , booked at last minute , very pleased with the service provided"
Good Service and MOT
"Very helpful on the phone, courtesy call before they collected the vehicle. Collected and return when they said it woudl be."
Very good service
"From booking online, to the job been complete it was all hassle free and very good. They even lent me a car until the work was done a couple of hours later. They are honest and I'll be going back once again."
great service as always
"Very good job as always highly recommend DANSON GARAGE once you use theire service you will put them in your trusted trader list if you know what I mean. Professional,honest and quality workmanship."
"Great service, friendly and kept me informed. Would recommend SWB AUTOS in the future."
"Happy with price and speed"
Great service and MOT
"Happy with work and service provided, would recommend!"
"Very happy and excellent service definitely recommend to anyone"
"Have been using Robbie's for about a year, recently changed my car and took it on for a major service. A report on the work and findings was given. Staff on the reception and workshops are always helpful and friendly."
"Very happy with everything. Very helpful staff who gave me a qoute the next day for work that i wanted doing."
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 French dealer renowned for the sporty qualities of its small cars, Peugeot is as popular now as it was nearly a hundred years ago. A part of PSA Peugeot Citroen, the family business that preceded the current company was founded back in 1810, although in those days they manufactured bicycles and coffee mills!
While still known for its small, sporty and economical models, Peugeot now make a wide variety of differently shaped and sized cars. You’ll also notice that Peugeot have defiantly skipped the long-standing trend of naming their cars, instead choosing to use numbers and letters (3008, 5008, and RCZ, for example).
Today the range includes three sporty vehicles - the 208 and 308 GTi, which are hatchbacks, and the RCZ coupe, among others. The range spans ultra compact cars to spacious SUVs, and family friendly vehicles to more flashier options, like the aforementioned RCZ.
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