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"Miles is a lovely guy and very helpful. Felt like I was in safe hands, and never like I was at any risk of being duped (which would be easy with my lack of car knowledge). Overall great experience."
"Very good. All done in a day - car collected and delivered back to me."
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"Good value, workmanship and excellent customer service"
"Quick and efficient. Good price. Will be back when service due."
"Happy with the service and the time it took."
"Best experience with a garage that I've had - Tim met me at my door when I pulled up so I didn't even have to get out in the rain. Drove myself to work and then he brought my car back to do my service. He was very easy to talk to. He brought my car back before the end of my work day with a mobile card machine, so it was all extremely convenient. Car is running better now and the price was spot on! Will definitely be using them again!"
"I gave my Kia Sportage in other day for MOT & some minor repair. And I have to say it was done in no time where other garage told me to book an appointment. Always professional & helpful. Will be recommending them to my friends & family. For sure. Thanks"
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"Tidy garage, staff polite - I was advised car would be ready early afternoon and at about 1230 I had a call to say it was ready to collect"
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"cannot praise the young girl on reception enough, she was so helpful and went out of her way to help me. was told she hadn't been with the company long, she is a real asset to your team."
"Excellent service and staff"
Power Assisted Steering, or ‘PAS’ as it is also known, is a mechanism that helps you to steer your car. In most vehicles, the PAS relies on a hydraulic system to aid turning the vehicle's wheels. If you have ever driven a car with no Power Steering you will have most certainly noticed the difference between having PAS and not. Power Steering used to be a luxury in certain vehicles, but nowadays it is almost standard in every type of vehicle.
There are two types of power steering: rack-and-pinion and the recirculating ball. Rack-and-pinion is the most common system. Although not as widespread, the recirculating ball system is still in use, mainly on vans and trucks.
In both systems, two high-pressure hoses connect the steering rack to both sides of the centre seal. One hose directs high pressure hydraulic fluid from the power steering pump to the steering mechanism, while the other allows fluid to flow back to the pump. When the steering wheel is turned left or right, the steering mechanism allows the hydraulic fluid to pass to that side of the rack. That pressure assists the vehicle's steering power by pushing the seal and rack in one direction or the other.
Founded in 1944 as a maker of handmade steel tubing and bicycle parts, the company known today as Kia opened its first automotive assembly line in 1973 and built a small range of cars known as Brisa in 1981. After a bit of a lull, they really started pumping out the vehicles again in 1986, and partnered up with Ford.
Kia Motors Corporation is headquartered in Seoul, and is South Korea's second-largest auto manufacturer, just beyond Hyundai. According to Kia themselves, the name roughly translates to “rising out of Asia”. Nowadays they offer up a very impressive seven-year warranty on all their cars to please many drivers, and they are consistently rated highly across the board.
The style of older Kias on the road used to be quite questionable, but thanks to a modern makeover, cars from this Korean brand now sport stylish, trendy designs. The current range includes a wide spectrum of vehicles, from the compact Venga city car to the Sorento SUV. The Pro Ceed hot hatch is great for drivers looking for a better, stronger performance and Kia even offers the Soul EV, a fully electric vehicle, for those who after after eco-friendliness and cheap running costs.
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