Brake Wheel Cylinders


Are your brakes holding on or sticking?

Are your shoes worn or is a wheel cylinder leaking? Our Gillingham based garage in Medway can carry out brake inspection and replace all types of braking systems.

How Brakes Work:

The brake wheel cylinder is a component in a drum brake system. It is located at the top of the wheel above the brake shoes. Its function is to exert force onto the shoes. It presses the shoe lining against the inside of the drum thus holding it firm by using the force of friction.

They are normally inexpensive and relatively easy to replace. As rear shoes become worn there is a chance of a build up of brake dust causing a squeal or squeak. It is the combination of brake dust and leaking wheel cylinder with brake fluid which can cause them to stick. Should a vehicle’s brakes begin sticking then they will require an initial inspection and will probably need to be replaced.

Why not contact us and we can carry out an inspection of your vehicle. Our workshop in Gillingham is in the centre of Medway and is fully equipped to deal with all makes of vehicles that are on the road today.

Why Choose Auto Experts Medway?

On many occasions when carrying out a brake inspection a partial strip down is necessary. This initial diagnosis becomes free due to the fact that your vehicle has been partially stripped down already.

Autoexperts Medway in Gillingham have established a superb reputation for high quality vehicle repair services. Refer to our testimonials from our customers from Chatham, Gillingham and Rochester on our testimonial page.

So don’t wait until your brakes are completely worn out pick up on those early signs like a squeal or squeak. These signals will consequently lead to your brakes faltering. Don’t wait until your brakes completely fail, book your vehicle today. Regular servicing certainly helps to avoid and eliminate unnecessary bills, check out our service tab for more information

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