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"Took car for MOT. Service was great, completed within the alloted time and had the advisorys explained to me. Very good."
"Very happy with the booking process, value for money and garage staff were great, could not fault and would use again."
Great service. thanks
"Happy with the service"
"Car serviced with collection and dropped back home."
Very good service
"Very happy with work done by T. MULLINS"
"Workmanship was very honest. Excellent organisation and customer service."
"Amazing service friendly staff highly recommended"
"Full service from pick up of the car and delivery. Garage phoned before collection and phoned to advise me on work carried out. They also replaced brake bulbs for me without charge. Will definitely use again. Thanks"
Would use again
"Very impressed that I could book an am or pm slot and so didn't need to leave the car with them all day. Also liked that they picked the car up from my home , very convenient as I had a busy day that day."
"I was very pleased with the convenience of booking online. Was kept informed throughout the process. Would use again."
"Great pick up and drop off service."
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.
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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