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“I’m always on the go, so booking my MOT on my phone was really useful.
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“MOT flagged some issues I was aware of and they managed to get it all sorted for me next day- gave me blue light discount and phoned me to confirm my booking on the Saturday before. They also fitted the new tyres in the front and swapped out my good front to replace the rear which was good for better even wear on the front - they had an issue trying to get locking bolts off but he knew someone else who could sort it - - this did cost me a bit more than I was hoping but unavoidable I suppose”
“The work on my vehicle was completed to a good standard. I would use this garage again”
“Had my Toyota van booked in for service, everything went to plan. Picked up and dropped off at times they stated and no advisories needed so weren't fishing for extra work. So impressed I booked my wife's car in.”
When a car is moving over rough or uneven surfaces, shock absorbers help to stop the car bouncing or vibrating too much and ensure that the tyres have full contact with the road surface all the time.
Enormous demands are placed on certain parts of cars when being driven. Shock absorbers are found on a car’s suspension, where they take the strain of all the constant bouncing up and down of the vehicle. Most cars’ wheels also have them. Worn shock absorbers will affect the car’s handling and braking, which can reduce your safety.
Shock absorbers have a piston inside them that moves up and down in line with the suspension and, depending on the vehicle, hydraulic fluid or air chambers absorb the energy from the road caused by vibration.
Your car will usually need a shock absorber repair if you notice any of the following:
Driving in the East Midlands
From Lincoln’s winding streets and glorious medieval cathedral, to legendary Sherwood Forest and the natural drama of the Peaks, the East Midlands is a varied region. 88% of the land is rural, though the major cities of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby mean that the population stands at around 4.5 million. The geographical centre of England lies in Higham on the Hill in west Leicestershire, close to the boundary between the East and West Midlands.