Brake Servos


Is your brake pedal hard? Or is there a sucking/whooshing noise?

You could have a split breather or faulty servo. Pentagon Motorist Centre in Chatham near Rochester in Medway can repair these types of faults.

How a Servo Works:

The vacuum servo is used in most modern hydraulic brake systems and is attached between the master cylinder and the brake pedal. it provides braking assistance by using a stored vacuum to increase braking force applied by the driver to the brake pedal.

These units consist of a hollow housing with a movable rubber diaphragm across the centre, creating two chambers. When attached to the intake manifold of the engine or the vacuum pump, the pressure in one of the chambers of the unit is lowered. This lower vacuumed pressure allows the force exerted onto the pedal to increase threefold and allows for better braking efficiency.

A common fault with brake servos will be a split breather resulting in a sucking or whooshing noise. This can give you the effect of a very hard brake pedal.

Why Choose Pentagon?

Why not contact us and we can check your vehicle thoroughly. Our workshop in Chatham is close to Rochester in the centre of edway and is fully equipped to repair all makes of vehicles that are on the road today.

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 completely faulter, pick up on those early signs like brake sucking or whooshing noises 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.

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