Archives for May 29, 2020

close up of a cleaned brake disc on a lifted car in garage

We all know how annoying it is when your brakes start squeaking. Although it can be irritating, are squeaky brakes a sign something else may be happening? Find out why your brakes are squeaking and whether a repair is in order.

Why Are My Brakes Squeaking

In most cases brakes squeak because there is surface rust scraping off the discs by the brake pads. More common on the first drive of the day, especially in wet conditions. There can also be a collection of dirt & moisture collecting on the brake discs.

Now, most brakes will make some sort of noise when you apply them but if your brakes squeak every time you brake. It’s time to take your vehicle to a professional. Our expertly trained staff will be able to help and repair them in no time. Knowing the age of your brakes is important too. If you are unsure, our team will be able to advise you about the condition of your brakes.

How To Repair Squeaky Brakes

How do you keep your brakes quiet? A simple brake pad replacement will sort most issues, which should be undertaken by a professional for the best results. Using lubricants can help too but remember nothing should be put on your brake discs that isn’t recommended and if you are in anyway unsure contact us at PARC.

Making repairs yourself is admirable but repairs should be made by someone with the right knowledge. Undertaking repairs could make the problem worse if you don’t have the right experience. In some cases, this can be dangerous.

Brake Repairs Pontypool

If you have any concerns about your brakes, contact Pontypool Accident & Repair centre. Our expert staff offer skilled brake repairs in Pontypool and surrounding areas. Our garage can handle all of your braking issues, as we use a variety of specialist tools and diagnostic equipment to fix your problems.

motorcycle tyres

There are many reasons for why you need to replace your motorcycle tyres. Ranging from uneven tyre wear to cupping, we will show you when to replace motorcycle tyres and why contacting Pontypool accident & repair centre to replace them.

Do You Need New Motorcycle Tyres

As we said above there are a number of reasons why you need to replace your motorcycle tyre. We will list the main ones below: –

– Tyre Wear- This is one of the most common signs that your tyres need replacement. An issue with all tyres and if your tyres are too worn, they can result in less grip on the road.
– Tyre Tread- look at the shape of the tyre, if the tyre is in worn into a squared position. This shows the tyres are starting to wear from the centre part of the tread, and they need to be replaced.
– Cupping or Scalping- tyres worn out along the length of the tread, which can lead to poor stability. If you’ve noticed your tyres getting scalped from the sides, if you notice this issue, get you suspension check too. Scalping can have an effect on the suspension system.
– Tyre Age- Remember the older you tyre the less they work for your motorcycle efficiently, if you are unsure of the age of your tyres get them checked at your local garage.

Motorcycle Tyre Service Pontypool

Here at Pontypool accident & repair centre we have the best motorcycle tyre service in Pontypool and surrounding areas. Are expert staff will be able to advise and repair any faults with your vehicle.

Garage Services Near Me

Our garage services in Pontypool include MOT testing, a recovery service and extensive vehicle repairs. Our workshop in South Wales is equipped with the best specialist tools and diagnostic equipment, which allows us to service all makes and models. All our technicians are experienced and fully qualified, so your vehicle will be in safe hands.

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