This could be that your brake drums are oval and worn out and need to be replaced. Pentagon Motorist Centre in Chatham near Gillingham in Medway can deal with all your vehicles braking needs.
A drum brake is a brake that uses friction caused by a set of shoes that press against a rotating drum-shaped part called a brake drum.
The brake shoes contain a friction material. The wheel cylinder presses the brake shoes against the smooth rotating brake drum when the driver operates the brake pedal. The friction between the brake shoes pressing against the rotating brake drum slows the vehicle down
Vehicles suffering with brake judder may have an out of shape oval brake drum. The correct way to cure this fault would be to replace the worn out parts. Similarly if you can hear a grinding noise when you apply the brakes.
Why not contact us and we can check your vehicle thoroughly. Our workshop in Chatham is close to Gillingham in the centre of Medway and is fully equipped to replace parts on all makes of vehicles that are on the road today.
On many occasions when carrying out a brake inspection a partial strip down is necessary. Should you agree to have any necessary work completed at this time, this initial diagnosis becomes free due to the fact that your vehicle has been partially stripped down already.
We at Pentagon Motorist Centre in Medway have established a superb reputation for high quality vehicle repair services, refer to our testimonials from our customers from Chatham, Gillingham and Rochester on our testimonial page.
So don’t wait until your brakes are completely worn out and making a grinding noise, pick up on those early signs like brake judder and book your vehicle in as soon as possible. Regular servicing of a vehicle can eliminate unnecessary bills, check out our service tab for more information We are close to Chatham town centre in the heart of Medway.
With two bays we are one of the largest testing stations in Medway. Use our booking request form to book your MOT and one of our team will get back to you to confirm.
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