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"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."
"Great communication and transparency"
"Everyone working here was really helpful, the service was brilliant and they went out of their way to accommodate me. Excellent service!"
"Very happy with the work carried out was keep informed of what needed doing and cost. Pick up and drop off of car was not available on the day i picked but a courtesy car was offered instead which was great."
"Honest, realistic and fair. Very helpful and flexible. I recommend as a young female that you get told the truth. Thanks."
"They got on with the job and I had my car back after only a couple of hours. The gentleman was very polite"
"Happy with collection, work and the return of my car. Excellent throughout the process."
"Unity kept me up to date at all times and I was well informed about the cost of the work. They also picked up and dropped off my car."
"Having never used this service, and having arranged a collection and drop off I really wasn't sure what to expect; however, I have been pleasantly surprised with the service. The only negative is the price advertised on bookmygarage for the mot was incorrect, which the garage called me and informed me of straight away and had said they had asked bookmygarage to change it."
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"Friendly, polite customer service form first point of contact. I used the car collection & delivery option and again excellent customer service - my car was collected and returned on times agreed, all the service paperwork was completed allowing me to review all the checks/work undertaken. The cost of the service was very competitive."
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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