Anti-lock Break System
…also know as ABS are a feature that was already in use for aviation in the 30’s. ABS made it to vehicles in the 50’s spread across numerous models across the UK.
It is a safety system that prevents the vehicle’s wheels from locking when the brakes are applied avoiding uncontrollable skidding. It keeps the tyre in contact with the road, especially when the brakes have been applied suddenly. This safety feature has helped prevent many accidents improving vehicle control.
ABS systems have evolved since they were first introduced and have been improved considerably to further reduce loss of vehicle control.
It is vital to keep your vehicle’s engine maintained all year round, especially in the UK where the weather is unpredictable. For example, ensuring the coolant is at the correct levels and there is enough oil to keep your engine ticking over.
The engine is checked when the vehicle is being serviced, which is why this needs to conducted on a regular basis. Water levels must also be checked regularly to ensure the radiator is kept at the correct temperature to prevent over heating.
The ABS & Engine are important to keep maintained. If you are in doubt, please contact us today to see how we can help you.