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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!

How does brake fluid work?

Bradley Jando | Tuesday 1st September 2020 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.

What affects your stopping distance?

Bradley Jando | Tuesday 18th August 2020 11:21am

Car Aquaplaning over Wet Road Surface

Understanding your vehicles stopping distance is key for ensuring road safety and reducing the risk of accidents, but just what factors affect this? In this blog Kwik Fit provide an insight

How to Paint Brake Calipers

Bradley Jando | Wednesday 10th June 2020 5:10pm

Tyre on a Car with Yellow Brake Calipers

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.

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