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Blog Tag Brakes

How does brake fluid work?

Bradley Jando | Monday 2nd August 2021 5:01pm

Technician pouring brake fluid

Everybody knows that brake discs and pads are crucial when it comes to safely stopping, but what role does brake fluid play? Kwik Fit investigate exactly how brake fluid works.

Do Caravans Need Brakes?

Bradley Jando | Friday 16th July 2021 3:01pm

Caravan pitching with the sun shining through trees

If you’re considering buying a caravan or trailer, you may be wondering whether it needs brakes. Most often, yes. Here’s how they work!

How to Top Up Brake Fluid

Bradley Jando | Monday 5th July 2021 3:17pm

Brake fluid under bonnet

Regularly checking & topping up your brake fluid is an important part of car maintenance - without it, your braking system could fail. Here’s how to top it up!

How Long Do Brake Pads Last?

Bradley Jando | Friday 18th June 2021 10:26am

Technician wearing gloves fitting a new brake pad

While most manufacturers say they can last between 30,000 and 70,000 miles, the longevity of your brake pads depends on a number of different factors.

When are anti lock brakes (ABS) most effective?

Bradley Jando | Friday 4th June 2021 10:27am

Wheel with brake pads showing

Your car most likely has an anti-lock braking system installed, but what exactly is it? How does it work? And when is it most effective? Read on to find out!

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