Your vehicles brakes and braking system is vital for safety of you and other road users. We would recommend they are checked regularly, after all the last thing you want is to find out they are failing when you need them most!
We carry in stock a comprehensive range of brake components on site here in Northampton at our base in the St James Industrial Estate, our friendly and highly qualified technicians are equipped with the latest mechanical and diagnostic equipment and technology to ensure that safety of your vehicle, is of paramount importance at all times.
Modern vehicles brake systems are quite complex comprising of several integral parts, many vehicles braking systems use a hydraulic system, where brake fluid is held in a master cylinder and pumped through pipes to the actual brake callipers which close the pads onto the brake discs stopping the vehicle.
All replacement parts we use here at Calmac are backed by the Unipart Car Care Centre guarantee of 12 months or 12000 miles (whichever sooner) so absolute peace of mind is guaranteed for you.
Vehicles fitted with ABS systems that help the drivers control under severe braking stresses such as an emergency stop. Sensors detect that the wheel has stopped rotating or locked up, if this happens then there is little or nothing the driver can do to control the vehicle, ABS works by releasing the pressure slightly to allow it to move – effectively putting the brakes on and off very rapidly so there is a measure of control that can be maintained.
Signs of Wear & Tear
There are several tell-tale signs that there may be an issue with your brakes, if so please urgently get a trained brake specialist to check them over for you, it is critical for your safety and that of your passengers and other road users
To make things as easy as possible for customers you can use any of the following methods.
All parts and work are guaranteed for 12 months or 12,000 miles to give you peace of mind and as members of the largest group of independent tyre dealers in Europe we are sure to be very competitively priced too.