Brake Fluid Changes


Does your vehicle’s brake pedal feel soft or spongy?

Is the fluid low or does it need to be changed or is the warning light on? Pentagon Motorist Centre in Chatham near Rochester in Medway is the local garage for brake faults.

How Brake Fluid Works:

Brake fluid does not compress. The brake fluid is forced to operate the brake caliper pistons and wheel cylinders when the master cylinder piston is operated by the brake pedal. This movement of fluid operates pistons in the caliper and wheel cylinders which operate the brake pads and shoes.

There are several types of brake fluid. DOT 4 brake fluid is most commonly used in motor vehicles, these fluids are glycol based and are highly corrosive and absorb moisture over time. When brake fluid has absorbed moisture over time, it needs to be changed. Water can be compressed, which is why a brake pedal might feel light, soft or spongy.

Why not contact us and we can check how low your vehicle’s brake fluid level is and how much moisture is present. Our workshop in Chatham near Rochester in the centre of Medway is fully equipped to deal with all makes of vehicles that are on the road today.

Why Choose Pentagon?

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 fail, pick up on those early signs like warning lights, spongy brakes or a soft pedal and book your vehicle in as soon as possible. We are close to Chatham town centre in the heart of Medway.

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