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Brake Hoses and Brake Lines

Your car's brakes are dependent on pressure and friction, that's what makes the tyres come to a stop. When you step on the brake pedal, that pressure has to move quickly to all four wheels, fluid-filled hoses and brake lines carry out this process.

In general, brake hoses should last up to six years, but they're under a lot of pressure and since they’re responsible for such an important function (ensuring your car comes to a stop when you want it to) it's important to inspect them on a regular basis by Autoland, North Shore mechanic.

To catch potential problems before the entire brake system brakes down, you need to know if there is a leak or crack in one of the brake hoses. If there is, the loss of fluid will cause a drop in pressure (in other words, the brakes won't respond when you need them). Leaky hoses are also dangerous as brake fluid is corrosive, so drips can cause damage elsewhere in your vehicle.

Finding one faulty hose can be a sign that the whole hose network has been compromised, as they tend to wear out at a consistent rate. If your testing turns up any damage, at Autoland Northshore mechanic, we recommend replacing all hoses at once.

If you’re looking for a mechanic on the North Shore to check your brake hoses or deal with any brake or brake pad issues you might be having, get in touch with these Auckland car service specialists.

You will find Autoland, the North Shore mechanic is particularly convenient if you live or work around the following areas:

Mairangi bay, Sunnynook, Sunset North, Meadowood, Wairau Park, Rothesay Bay, Pinehill, Campbells Bay, Forest Hill, Murrays Bay and Rosedale.

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The MTA Repairer Warranty:

Gives customers confidence in the soundness of repairs carried out by MTA repairers
Is given at no extra cost to customer

Means that the MTA repairer will remedy any defects (subject to the exclusions set out below) that arise in a repair during the period that the MTA Repairer Warranty is valid (this may involve the MTA repairer covering the reasonable cost of parts and labour to remedy any defects.

Is valid for a qualifying repair, for the earlier of six months or 10,000km from the date of repair.


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