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Why Brake Repair and Maintenance at Bosch Car Service?

Brake repair and maintenance at a Bosch Car Service workshop is guaranteed to ensure safety.

  • Brake replacement parts that comply with manufacturer specifications are always used
  • All brake parts that deteriorate are covered by our regular checks
  • Our knowledge and equipment are second to none

The brake system is obviously one of the most safety-critical features of your vehicle – not something that you can trust to just any service provider. That is why Bosch Car Service should be the natural choice for your brake repairs and maintenance.


Why and how often is a brake repair and maintenance necessary?

Because of the way a braking system works – by using a pad to grip a metal disc – there are a number of components that wear out with time. As a result, brake repair and maintenance such as brake pad replacement or brake disc replacement is an unavoidable fact of life. Many vehicle owners make the mistake of waiting until they detect some sign of deterioration or ineffectiveness, but this is a mistake. As a trusted servicing provider, Bosch Car Service advises taking your vehicle for a periodic brake check to see whether replacement parts are required. Naturally, you should also remain vigilant for signs that a brake repair is required between checks.

It is impossible to say exactly how often a regular brake check should take place, not least because different vehicles are used in different ways. But stop-start town driving is typically more demanding on your brakes than consistent driving, for example on motorways. As a general guide, brake oil will need replacing at least every two years.

What does a brake check cover?

During the check, our workshop staff will carefully inspect all the parts that degrade, including brake pads, brake disks and brake fluid.

For the brake pads and discs, specialist equipment will be used to make highly accurate measurements of the relevant areas. If the measured values do not exceed those specified for the vehicle in its official documentation, the parts will be replaced (with your agreement).

Regarding brake oil, the experienced eye of the Bosch Car Service engineer will be able to determine whether it needs replacement due to ageing or contamination. All brake replacement parts and materials used are of high quality and in keeping with the manufacturer’s requirements.

Signs that you may need a brak

A diminished braking effect can take various forms. This includes a feeling of softness under your foot or brakes that don’t seem to be responding to the pressure you apply. These effects can be caused by various factors, many of which are associated with the condition of the brake oil.

Noises from the brakes are also a potential source of concern. They broadly fall into two different categories: you may hear a squealing noise, which often indicates that the brake is failing to release after being applied. The caliper would certainly need to be investigated and potentially replaced in those circumstance. Otherwise, your brakes may produce a grinding sound. If that is the case, we would probably end up changing brake pads in one or more of the wheels on your vehicle.

Less common but equally serious symptoms include a juddering sensation when you apply the brake, or a tendency for the vehicle to veer to one side during braking. And don’t forget that the braking system includes the hand brake (parking brake). Too much movement in the lever is a problem that requires attention from an expert.

It is generally advisable that you stop using your vehicle and contact Bosch Car Service for advice about possible brake repairs as soon as you notice any of these symptoms.

Our professional advice

Poor braking efficiency. This could be due to excessive aging of the brake fluid or moisture in the brake fluid system. Our recommendation is to have the brake fluid in your car changed every 2 years.


Is there anything else you would like to know?

We would be delighted to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us at: BCS@uk.bosch.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

High quality service for your car

Bosch Car Service - the car experts. This is the right address for outstanding service quality for your car. Whether you are looking for advice, repair or service work we can offer the full package - coupled with the unique expertise of Bosch, the world's leading original equipment supplier for virtually all makes.

The experts from Bosch Car Service are fully equipped to deal with the latest automotive technology in vehicles of all makes and keep them in perfect working order. And so your car is always in the best possible hands when you take it to Bosch Car Service for maintenance and repair.

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Is there anything else you would like to know?

We would be delighted to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us at: BCS@uk.bosch.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

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