The Different Types of Brake Pads

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As a motorist, you will likely recognise how important brakes are for safety and performance. Your brake pads play a key role in slowing down your vehicle. In this article, we discuss the different types of brake pads, what they do and why they’re so important for a well-functioning braking system. What are brake pads … Read more

How to Deal with Rusty Brake Discs

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You’ve inspected your brakes and noticed that the brake discs have corroded. The rust that has formed on the discs will mean your braking power has reduced and you’re likely experiencing a pulsation when stepping on the brakes. What do you do next? This article will provide you with answers on how to deal with … Read more

What Should I Do If My Brake Warning Light Comes On?

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It can be worrying for any driver if any of the dashboard warning lights illuminate while driving. The important thing to remember in this situation is to not panic. When a warning light appears, it may be safe to continue driving for a while and get help as soon as possible. However,  in some cases, … Read more

5 Signs That Your Brakes Need Attention

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Your car’s brakes are one of the most important aspects of safe driving. At the moment, most braking issues are due to vehicles being stood for a number of months which is due to corrosion to the brake discs. Another common issue is seized parking brakes, especially vehicles with rear drum brakes or drum parking … Read more

Has My Car’s Handbrake Cable Snapped?

A snapped handbrake cable is one of the most common faults on older cars. Unlike most newer cars, which have an electronic parking brake, older cars have a handbrake cable. The handbrake cable runs from the handbrake lever to the back wheels of the car, and are prone to failure. Traditional handbrake cables are usually … Read more