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"Clear and friendly staff"
Great and quick service!
"I strongly recommend this garage. I had to service my car urgently, so decided to contact garage on messenger to get it done asap. As discussed job done quickly, on time. Health check done and couple bits have been passed to me. Thank you!"
"good service for the price"
Good value service
"Friendly staff. Didn’t expect to wait 3 hours. Service and mot done. Told spark plugs would be £96 extra , a bit OTT for spark plugs, didn’t have them."
"Friendly staff on reception. They did the required job in good time & gave the van a good wash too, which was a nice bonus."
Affordable & Excellent
"Couldn’t of been easier to book in my service. Also kept in the loop with what was going on. Excellent prices, will definitely use again"
Great service and staff
"Got a call after booking, a week before and the day before. I was impressed to be offered to have the car collected or to drop me at work once I dropped the car off. Very transparent and professional. Will definitely return for future work."
"I was happy with the service, very professional and helpful."
"Danny was great, kept me informed all the way."
Good, efficient service.
"Happy and all completed with paperwork provided. Just needed a quick call or text to say the car was ready."
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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