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Professional and speedy
"This garage is so great. They are fab to deal with, positive and trustworthy. They always do a prompt job with my car."
"Kept well informed throughout and work done quickly and efficiently, would highly recommend."
"Extremely friendly and nothing’s too much. Even stayed later just to get my car done!!"
"Easy booking process, no fuss & staff were very friendly!"
Helpful and informative
"Very satisfied. MOT carried out and parts were ordered in swiftly to fix a couple of small things. I was kept informed the whole way through - lovely, helpful staff."
Professional and freindly
"Trustful and friendly staff easy to book in car good work done on car. Local garage convenient location"
"Easy, well priced and friendly"
Would totally recommend.
"A truly pleasant surprise from start to finish. Booked car in on my desired day. Car was collected without any problem. Work all carried out as requested, no hidden after charges. The car was cleaned, then returned back to me. It was about £100 pound cheaper than the dealer had quoted me and I'm sure there would have been further add ons. The staff were very polite and courteous. I will always use and recommend Wayne Connelly for any future work and MOTS. I am one very happy customer."
Very happy with work done
"No everything was fine thank you"
Great service as always
"Wouldn’t take my car anywhere else. Always excellent service"
"Really happy with everything from the communication, service to the price and convenience."
"Very happy recommend"
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.
Stockport stands on elevated ground where the Goyt and Tame rivers meet to create the Mersey, and is situated only 6 miles south-east of Manchester city centre .
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