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"I have been using Exeter St Garage for about 4 years now and they always treat me well and they have taken care of my vehicles as well as anyone could hope. They're polite and keep me apprised of any unexpected costs before embarking on the work. I recommend Exeter Street Garage without hesitation."
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"excellent service and good advice on vehicle"
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"Arrived 30 minutes later Mot completed, great service"
"Work wasn’t able to be done, would have preferred to be contacted and told this instead of arriving back after an hour to be told the work wasn’t done. Understood that the garage was busy so this was probably why I wasn’t contacted. Not charged which was a fair 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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