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"after picking up the car there were many warning lights that came on. The garage's screening process for issues, after work is carried out, needs to be imported."
"Had a full service done one of the mechanics notice an additional fault on the car which he was more than happy to sort out for me while the service was on going. Really friendly people and was kept informed throughout what was going on. Great value for money."
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Great local garage.
"Great service, friendly garage, they gave us additional info about what needs to be done next time which was very useful."
great service as usual
"perfect job. all done in less than 2 hours"
"Very quick with my car, local and suitable"
Very nice garage
"Happy with thya service, great price and was all done in good time. Very helpful staff"
"I was really happy with service. Really friendly staff. Will defo recommend. Worked on a Ford Fiesta 2015."
"Kept me up to date throughout the day, great turn around and helpful team."
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.
Waltham Forest is an outer London borough in the north east of the capital with built-up urban districts in the south with inner-city characteristics, and more affluent residential areas in the north with a variety of parks and greenspace including sections of Epping Forest.
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