Blog Tag Brakes

Back to School Car Checks: Are You School Run Ready?

Kwik Fit | Wednesday 6th September 2023 5:04pm

A dad and daughter high-fiving outside the car after the first school run back.

From packing lunch boxes to signing consent forms, the morning of the first day back at school is often chaotic. So, don’t let car troubles add to the list.

How to Top Up Brake Fluid & Other Questions

Jack Dreyer | Friday 1st September 2023 9:00am

Shot from within a car's engine bay, a brake fluid reservoir sits on top of the master cylinder.

Here’s everything you need to know about brake fluid, from how it works to how to top it up — and why checking it is a crucial part of car maintenance.

How to clean brake discs

Jack Dreyer | Thursday 15th June 2023 11:00am

An auto technician cleans a brake disc using aerosol brake cleaner.

If you’ve never cleaned your brake discs, it could be a job that needs doing before it compounds into complicated, expensive repairs. Here’s how to do so.

How to Paint Your Brake Calipers

Jack Dreyer | Monday 17th April 2023 5:00pm

A brake caliper painted red.

If you’re wondering how to go about painting your brake calipers or which colour to choose, use this guide from Kwik Fit to help you do the job perfectly.

5 Brake Problems and How to Solve Them

Jack Dreyer | Tuesday 14th March 2023 4:00pm

The title '5 Brake Problems and How to Solve Them' over an image of a mechanic changing a brake disc.

Despite being one of the most important parts in a car, brakes receive some of the worst abuse! Here are five common brake problems & how to solve them.

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