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Continued good service
"Always friendly, always reliable."
"Happy with work , although expensive"
"Friendly approachable staff. Even brought the car round to the front and offered to help put the buggy in the car."
"Fine, did the work and gave me the information I needed."
Polite and Competent
"No drama. Can wait for vehicle and observe it being tested (if you want to). Always polite and helpful. Didn't want to rate 'informed during repairs' as none done, but you have to rate to progress review so gave 1 star (but not applicable)"
"Booked last minute, work completed whilst I was at work. Car was collected, warning lights sorted, new part fitted and came home to a fully serviced car that I could use that evening. Kept me informed."
"Very happy with the service"
Friendly and efficient
"Very happy with all communications, received full report of checks done on vehicle "
"I've been going there for 3 years, based on my Dads recommendation. Staff are always lovely and helpful. When I need work done they always show me exactly what they're doing or why something needed doing. Will always go back."
Friendly and approachable
"I've used MTS a few times now and I really like the good old fashioned way in which you can talk through any issues with Keith the owner."
Honest & great service
"Have used for 8 years now. Always good service"
"It did take a long time, because it wasn’t what they initially thought. However, Keith and team did finally solve my problem and fixed the car. Always find Keith and team very helpful."
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.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Poole or further afield, think about road user etiquette. Showing respect for other road users makes driving more pleasant for you and safer for everyone. For example, if you have to make a last minute change of lane, make your request to change clear to the driver who will need to let you in - and signal your thanks if they do. Be ready to abandon the change of lane if they won’t play ball - your safety (and that of other drivers and pedestrians) is more important than getting to your destination in the shortest time possible. When the position is reversed and a driver asks your permission to change lanes, allow them to as long as it is safe. If you get frustrated, avoid using your horn - it won’t improve matters and might make them considerably worse.
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