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"Work was great. Place a bit rough I would send my wife there!"
"Friendly staff. Explained everything that could be seen to in layman's terms. Great value for money."
"I needed no work done as I booked in for a service and a MOT which my car passed. But the process was very easy and efficient. The car was picked up and dropped off and the driver telephoned me 10 min arriving to warn me of his arrival each time."
"The receptionist was welcoming and helpful. I had left my M.O.T till last minute and Ben fitted me straight in, amazing service and such true lovely professional people."
"Service and workmanship were great and prices reasonable. I'd be happy to use again and recommend."
"Great work from this company. Picked the car up from my home and performed the service and MOT. Was kept informed of any complications and car was dropped back off shortly after. Polite and helpful staff. Will use again."
Great and prompt service
"The staff were extremely curious and even called me on the morning of my booked service to check whether i would prefer they pick up my car to service it. When i got there, the waiting time was minimal, and the job was done perfectly and efficiently. They showed me and explained to me the work they carried out. I think the whole service was great value for money and i would certainly recommend them without hesitation."
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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.
Located in the Thames Valley to the west of London, Reading in Berkshire is not too well-known as one of Britain’s must-visit towns. However, once you get there, you’ll discover a surprising amount of things to see and do. It is sometimes described as being on London’s commuter belt but the influx of daily traffic outweighs the outflow due to the large number of tech companies and international businesses which have made Reading their home.
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