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"Good staff. Informed me of some potential repairs needed in the future."
"Happy with the service and quality of workmanship. Kept inform of all work that needed carrying out."
"Budget phoned me promptly to arrange the appointment time. Both guys very helpful and explained everything. Work done in good time. Will definitely use again."
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"Friendly owner. Always kept in touch jobs was done quickly."
"Car failed MOT and the guys seemed almost scared to carry out the work needed, nice guys to talk to don't get me wrong, but I had to call them for updates and as I say seemed scared to do the required work for fear of causing more problems, I took the car to my m8 afterwards and he did the work no ramps etc quick as you like."
"Excellent experience from start to finish! The staff were really pleasant and kept me up to date all the way through! At the end of the service they had found a couple of issues I was already aware of, but they didn’t make me feel pressurised to have the work done. All in all it was a fantastic experience with excellent customer service from professional staff at an amazing (fixed) price!"
"lads in the garage are great."
"I was expecting a huge bill but was only charged for the hour’s labour which fixed the problem so I’m extremely impressed"
"I was kept informed throughout & all work was carried out efficiently & to a high standard."
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 can you save money (and the environment) while you drive?
As every garage owner will tell you, there are some tried and tested ways to cut down on your petrol costs (and consumption) while you’re out and about in Warrington or beyond. One is to shut your windows. If you can hear that wind noise in your car it’s costing you more to drive. This is because the car becomes less aerodynamic and has to work harder to motor along. Removing a roof rack will improve your fuel efficiency for the same reason. Another useful tip is to combine short trips into one; each time you drive after your car has been parked for a while the engine will be cold and need to use a lot more fuel for the first 5 miles or so. If you do one trip from school drop-off to supermarket to office you’ll use far less fuel than if you do all those trips individually.
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