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"Very friendly staff that keep you informed about everything that they’re doing on your car."
"Collected and delivered my car for a great value for money MOT and service."
Super Local Garage
"The staff here are great, they are so informative and keep in touch every step of the way, very pleasant people. The sork they do is great and ive never had an issue with the work they have done. They have never tried to do work that I didnt need, never overcharged me, the prices are more thsn reasonable. They are dependable and trustworthy which is hard to find sometimes. Highly reccommend."
"Booked my car in for an MOT & Full Service. About 3/4 hr later Phil (the owner) rang me to advise of a couple of extras that needed attention (not items that surprised me to be honest!). Unfortunately it was going to take another couple of hours before the car would be ready - Stockport is sooo boring on a Monday morning -but that's not the garages fault!! Will make sure to book it in midweek next time, because I will definitely be taking the car back next year."
Great friendly service
"Very happy with work done"
Efficient and good value
"Staff were friendly"
"No complaints everything was excellent"
Great as always
"Great value and straight forwards advice."
Take pride in work
"The reception staff are friendly and helpful. The technical staff evidently love their work and their enthusiasm is infectious. They love to tell you how they’ve solved a problem. They have cured the air conditioning in our car for £60 when a major garage would have charged £300 to look at it."
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!!"
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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