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Good at referring
"Booked MOT online. But they don't actually do MOTs. But they did refer me to a great garage which did it for 30 quid."
Fast and Good Value
"Overall pretty pleased; but did not pick up that the horn wasn't working and didn't check rear wiper as requested."
Can’t fault it
"Great, very happy, the only problem is that with all my other cars I got a report back detailing all the items checked and whether they needed attention sooner rather than later. With this service all I got was an itemised invoice for parts and labour. No idea what was checked, what might need attention or anything."
Great all round
"Brilliant gd staff could not do more"
"Very helpful staff , great service"
Cheaper than Audi
"I was able to get my car seen quickly. The garage staff were extremely helpful and updated me on the progress of my car. I will be using this garage in the future."
"Really happy with the way the company carried out the work they have done. Great value for money!"
"Very helpful, they kept me informed during working in progress"
Great service / comms
"Wonderful service and communication, brand new courtesy car for only £15, highly recommend as they do all makes not only Honda ( mine was ford) ."
"Nice staff and good communication"
"The whole process was easy, I was handed back my car sooner than estimated and the price was excellent. I recommend this garage highly."
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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