The handbrake, or parking brake is essential when it comes to keep a car stationary when idle or parked. Finding the handbrake has failed can be not only frustrating but if you’ve parked on a hill it could cause an accident. In this article we’ll investigate what causes handbrake failure and provide the key signs to recognise a failing parking brake.
VW Bath based garage & Audi service specialists
Independent VW Garage specialist, providing Audi servicing, Seat & Skoda repairs for the Bath area.
MCM garage is a family run business, trading since early 2009. Business owner Chris is a Volkswagen dealer trained mechanic (since 2002) and now works as an independent VW specialist including the Volkswagen group Audi, Seat and Skoda vehicles. We’re a friendly garage team providing a range of car services for Bath, Radstock, Wells and the surrounding areas, helping to lower your VW service cost. Finding us isn’t a problem either, we can pick up your car if it’s more convenient and provide courtesy cars on request during your car service!
MCM Garage also carry out car services and repairs to other makes of vehicle – we don’t just fix Golfs, Beetles and Passats. Owners Chris and Matt have built up good working relationships with other local garages, including specialists and main dealers, so if you come to us with a problem that we are not able to deal with we can always point you in the direction of the best place to get help.
We are still open but please note changes to working arrangements:
We are all in good health but catching a common cold could put our employees in self isolation and have a serious impact on our business. The health of our customers and employees is our top priority and these changes can help to protect everyone.
Thank you for your understanding. Matt & Chris, Directors.
Collection and delivery available free of charge within approximately 10 mile radius. Majority of Bath and Bristol included. Please call to confirm if we can collect your car.
MCM garage is also an approved member of the RMI (Retail Motor Industry Federation) and their Trust My Garage scheme. Details of this scheme and what it gives our customers can be found in the above link.
Tuesday: 8am – 5pm
Wednesday: 8am – 5pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm
If you call outside of our opening times you will be diverted to a company mobile. Please leave us a message and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Please be aware that this may not be until the next working day.
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