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Swift and helpful
"Great, they fitted me in last minute. Decent customer service."
"This company have MOT'd my car twice, passed on the first occasion and failed on the second. They were completely up front and explained on the second MO that the repairs were not really cost effective and as such I trust this company and will continue to use them for my future MOTs as well as recommend them to others."
"Very helpful , gave me a runaround , didnt have the car overly long , price was exactly as quoted -- am very impressed -- will definitely be returning for all my maintenance and repairs"
"My service and MOT were good value when done together. The staff informed me of work which needed doing and answered my questions professionally. They were also accommodating around collection of my car due to work."
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The hidden gem
"A fantastic garage with efficient and friendly staff that keep you informed of progress, make you aware of potential problems or defects and always ask first before carrying out work making you aware of any incrementing charges. A hidden gem, find it you wont be disappointed."
"The garage is very good value for the work that they take on also the staff are all understanding and kind to help the customer understand what is happening with their car."
"Happy with the Service"
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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