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Proper and adequate maintenance of your car’s brakes is essential to ensure your drive is safe and smooth. In the stop-and-go traffic of cities like Peterhead, Scotland, brakes are one of the most used components of a vehicle, which in turn makes it more prone to wear.
Your car’s brakes consist of multiple parts like brake pads, callipers, rotors, etc. Any repair or replacement of these parts should be done by professionals who have a thorough knowledge of its working. That’s why you should bring your car to West Road Customs whenever you face any issue.
We believe in performing timely and thorough maintenance of all your car’s components to ensure that your vehicle is roadworthy and safe for use. Proper upkeep of the parts is also necessary to pass an MOT test; otherwise, your car will be illegal to drive on the UK streets.
Detecting faulty brakes
Before bringing your vehicle to our garage, you need to understand the common indications of a defective braking system. Let’s take a look.
You will notice a high-pitched screeching sound whenever you apply the brakes.
The ‘ABS warning’ light is lit on your car’s dash.
Fluid leak around the wheels.
Excessive vibration whenever you apply the brakes.
The types of brakes we service
At West Road Customs, we have a team of experienced mechanics ready to overhaul every kind of brakes used in cars. We cater to –
Disc brakes – These are the most common types of brakes in modern vehicles. Disc brakes use a combination of brake pads and callipers. These pads wear out over time, reducing the brake’s effectiveness. We provide brake pad replacement in Peterhead for both personal and Class 7 vehicles.
Drum brakes – Drum brakes are more common in older vehicles. These also require replacing the brake pads, and if the internal drum is damaged, replacing or repairing it.
ABS – Tuning or replacing the ABS of your car is another forte of ours. This computerised system requires careful tuning, and even the slightest damage in the system or improper calibration can render it useless. However, our technicians are well versed with the system’s properties and can repair any malfunction in it.
General repairs – Other than the parts mentioned above, broken cables, connectors, damaged brake rotors, brake fluid refills, slack pedal repair, etc. are also provided when you visit us for a brake repair in Peterhead. We use high-quality spares and manufacturer-specific parts to ensure best quality repair and servicing.
We believe in providing top-of-the-line services to all of our customers, ensuring a safe and trouble-free commute every time you take the car out of your garage. That’s why we have equipped our mechanics with cutting-edge tools to help them provide the best service possible.
So, what are you waiting for? Visit us today; you can also book an appointment via phone.