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Emergency/Parking Brake Cable Replacement Service

How much does a Emergency/Parking Brake Cable Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a BMW 2002 Emergency/Parking Brake Cable Replacement is $174 with $22 for parts and $152 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1974 BMW 2002L4-2.0LService typeEmergency / Parking Brake Cable - Passenger Side ReplacementEstimate$228.96Shop/Dealer Price$268.21 - $322.95
1969 BMW 2002L4-2.0LService typeEmergency / Parking Brake Cable - Passenger Side ReplacementEstimate$196.96Shop/Dealer Price$236.26 - $291.04
1976 BMW 2002L4-2.0LService typeEmergency / Parking Brake Cable - Driver Side ReplacementEstimate$196.96Shop/Dealer Price$236.26 - $291.03
1966 BMW 2002L4-2.0LService typeEmergency / Parking Brake Cable - Passenger Side ReplacementEstimate$313.76Shop/Dealer Price$382.20 - $524.52
1973 BMW 2002L4-2.0L TurboService typeEmergency / Parking Brake Cable - Driver Side ReplacementEstimate$196.96Shop/Dealer Price$236.30 - $291.11
1973 BMW 2002L4-2.0L TurboService typeEmergency / Parking Brake Cable - Passenger Side ReplacementEstimate$196.96Shop/Dealer Price$236.26 - $291.03
1973 BMW 2002L4-2.0LService typeEmergency / Parking Brake Cable - Passenger Side ReplacementEstimate$204.96Shop/Dealer Price$243.88 - $298.36
1976 BMW 2002L4-2.0LService typeEmergency / Parking Brake Cable - Center ReplacementEstimate$334.95Shop/Dealer Price$398.24 - $471.00
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What is the Emergency/Parking Brake Cable all about?

The parking brake cable is a thin, steel cable that connects the parking brake lever to the parking brake shoes. It is located underneath the car. When you pull the lever, this cable enables the parking brake shoes to press against the rotor or the drum, creating the friction that keeps the car from rolling. It is just like using the brake pedal, but in this case, you are using the parking brake cable instead of brake fluids to apply the pressure. Over time the cable can rust and break. If the parking brake cable is broken, the car will roll even when the parking brake has been engaged.

Keep in mind:

The brake drums or pads often need to be removed to access the emergency brake cable. During this time, the drums and pads should be inspected to see if they also need to be replaced.

How it's done:

  • Remove and replace parking brake cable.
  • Adjust parking brake.
  • Test parking brake.

Our recommendation:

Always apply the parking brake when the car is parked. This will keep the parking brake adjusted properly. Your mechanic should inspect the parking brake cable during every brake service. They should also periodically spray rust penetrant chemical on the cable to prevent rust from building up.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Emergency/Parking Brake Cable?

  • Parking brake does not hold car.
  • Parking brake does not release.
  • Parking brake warning light is on.

How important is this service?

All services associated with proper function of your brakes are important. In addition to safety issues, ignoring small repairs can quickly lead to more serious (and more expensive) problems.

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Grzegorz

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Grzegorz
41 years of experience
BMW 2002 L4-2.0L - Car is not starting - San Francisco, California
Grzegorz was quick at pin pointing the problem with my car and fixing it. He was also helpful in letting me know what caused the problem and what to look out for if my problem should occur again. Overall he was very helpful.

Chi

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Chi
25 years of experience
BMW 2002 L4-2.0L - Battery - Oakland, California
Chi finally got my car up and running, and I'm super happy. I'd wait a week, to work with Chi vs another mechanic. He's that good. Friendly, knowledgeable, and genuinely wants to help and get you back on the road. 6 stars.

Chi

25 years of experience
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Chi
25 years of experience
BMW 2002 L4-2.0L - Ignition Coil - Oakland, California
Chi is awesome. He truly went above and beyond to help me out. Highly recommended. He didn't give up.. and even though this visit didn't fix the issue... I'm confident it will be fixed with the next visit now. He doesn't give up... super thorough.

Arturo

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Arturo
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BMW 2002 L4-2.0L - Car is not starting - San Diego, California
Great job, am up and running, thanks to Arturo.

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