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good friendly service
"Really happy. Clean tidy mechanic that done my car on my drive. Will definitely be using again. Many thanks"
"Not much to say - had MOT & service, was helpful & made suggestions of things to do before winter."
"Accommodated my last minute booking with no trouble. Pleased with the service. Will use again."
"The garage was very smart and well kept and the people there were friendly and helpful. The prices were very reasonable and my car is running very well. I got phone calls when needed and a text to tell me when everything was ready so I was kept well up to date. Very nice place to take the car and I will take it again for any other work needed."
"Very efficient service, nice detailed explanation of work carried out and a handy keyfob to remind me when the next mot is due."
"Great communication, really professional - I needed the car back promptly and they prioritised the service for me. Use of courtesy car was a great help, and the detailing of different options and pricing for a new tyre were greatly appreciated. Outstanding service and competitive pricing. I will use again."
very quick great staff
"Very happy with the service. Would definitely use again"
On Time Service
"Holt Road Garage rang after booking on line to confirm the date of my booking, they could not do the original date (I only booked 2 days before!) but could do the next day. Collected the car, did the MOT and service and then rang me with results, fortunately passed MOT first time. They then went through advisories and most were a future job, the one thing I did ask was to replace a light bulb which they only charged for the bulb. Returned the car and as not at home popped keys, invoice and credit card receipt through the door. All done....completely different to recent experience with servicing stop where I have had three attempts to get work done. Well done Book my garage and Holt road garage"
Fab customer service
"They fit me in on short notice and did everything I needed. Couldn't have asked for more"
"Very happy to recommend Redline - friendly staff, always kept informed of what was going on. Had a couple of new tyres which I guessed I would need and was quoted different prices to suit my budget. Service was quick and the sleepy greyhound outside delightful ☺️"
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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