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"Very happy with the work done, highly recommend"
"I have had all my services and MOTs with brookside autos and they have always done a great job. They always informed me before they were going to do any additional work on the car before they did (inc. the cost). Would 100% recommend, all very genuine guys who work there!"
"No problem with work done"
"Had the car serviced there a year ago and was very happy , went back again and still very happy with the work ."
Good Value Service
"Kam Servicing picked up my car for servicing/MOT without any extra costs in the morning which was very helpful and they rang me once my car needed extra repairs. Decent value garage, would recommend."
"I was greeted by Sam who was lovely and she made me feel very looked after. I was given a courtesy car and kept informed when my car was being taken in for the MOT, when the results were back and how long it would be for repairs to be completed. Everything was done on time and it wasn’t a particularly costly job. I won’t go anywhere else for repairs or my MOT or Service now"
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"Simple and easy booking with helpful customer service. Fast service and honest approach. I didn't feel like i was being ripped off at any point and all notes were explained following the MOT recommendations."
"Great service at a reasonable price"
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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