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Binbrook Motors Ltd ~ Brakes, Clutch & Gearbox

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A vehicle brake is used to slow down a vehicle by converting its kinetic energy into heat. The basic hydraulic system, most commonly used, usually has six main stages. The brake pedal, the brake boost (vacuum servo), the master cylinder, the apportioning valves and finally the brakes themselves


An Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) is a safety system on vehicles which prevents the wheels from locking while braking. An Anti-lock Braking System allows the driver to maintain steering control under heavy braking, by preventing a skid, and allowing the wheel to continue to forward roll and create lateral control, as directed by driver steering inputs. Disadvantages of the system include increased braking distances under some limited circumstances (ice, snow, gravel, "soft" surfaces), and the creation of a "false sense of security" among drivers who do not understand the operation, and limitations of ABS

We undertake all brake related work from Diagnostics to Replacement on Mechanical, Hydraulic and Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS), using quality replacement parts to ensure safety and satisfaction is to a high standard

In a car, you need a clutch because the engine spins all the time, but the car's wheels do not. In order for a car to stop without killing the engine, the wheels need to be disconnected from the engine somehow. The clutch allows us to smoothly engage a spinning engine to a non-spinning transmission by controlling the slippage between them

We undertake all clutch related work from Diagnostics to Replacement on Mechanical & Hydraulic Systems, using quality replacement parts to ensure safety and satisfaction is to a high standard

The need for a transmission in an automobile is a consequence of the characteristics of the internal combustion engine. Engines typically operate over a range of 600 to about 7000 revolutions per minute (though this varies, and is typically less for diesel engines), while the car's wheels rotate between 0 rpm and around 1800 rpm

Furthermore, the engine provides its highest torque outputs approximately in the middle of its range, while often the greatest torque is required when the vehicle is moving from rest or traveling slowly. Therefore, a system that transforms the engine's output so that it can supply high torque at low speeds, but also operate at highway speeds with the motor still operating within its limits, is required. Transmissions perform this transformation