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"Easy to book online. Reception staff very friendly and helpful. Complete service to my satisfaction. Due to it being a Saturday, I received an iou for a valet. I did ask if they would fit new registration plates to the car but this was not compelete. Very happy with service and time to complete. Would recommend"
"Great communication, information and friendly service, thank you"
Good service overall.
"Reasonably good service. But the service and mot took twice the esstimated time and used a hideous air freshener inside the vehicle on the service wash."
"Garage called to keep me updated during the service and MOT. Everything explained when picking car up and rates are very reasonable"
"Very good service, staff friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and professional."
"Quick, efficient and professional. Very happy."
"Really happy with the service. Very convenient too, with free pickups and return of the vehicle. Very reasonable prices. Excellent customer service, very professional. I will definitely use this place for future and highly recommend it for others too."
Great, easy and quick!
"Great and will use again"
"Great service picked up the car and dropped it off afterwards. Very polite and courteous and kept me informed throughout."
"Always use this garage , good pricing and told of cost before work carried out"
"Very friendly and were kept informed of any work that was required before they did it."
"Car was picked up and dropped off, plus I think I got a free wash as my alloys came back cleaner than they were before!"
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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