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Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement Service

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

On average, the cost for a Dodge W300 Pickup Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement is $226 with $103 for parts and $123 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1974 Dodge W300 PickupV8-6.6LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$354.93Shop/Dealer Price$419.29 - $583.12
1968 Dodge W300 PickupL6-3.7LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$328.93Shop/Dealer Price$393.31 - $557.16
1973 Dodge W300 PickupV8-5.9LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$328.93Shop/Dealer Price$393.31 - $557.16
1969 Dodge W300 PickupV8-5.2LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$328.93Shop/Dealer Price$393.28 - $557.11
1969 Dodge W300 PickupL6-3.7LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$328.93Shop/Dealer Price$393.33 - $557.19
1972 Dodge W300 PickupL6-3.7LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$328.93Shop/Dealer Price$393.31 - $557.16
1973 Dodge W300 PickupV8-7.2LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$335.43Shop/Dealer Price$399.63 - $563.35
1973 Dodge W300 PickupV8-5.2LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$335.43Shop/Dealer Price$400.12 - $564.20
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What is the Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe all about?

The job of the parking brake shoes is to hold the car in place (prevent the car from rolling) when you use the parking or emergency brake. Parking brake shoes are installed on cars that have rear rotors (also known as rear disc brakes). Most new cars (made after 1999) have rotors at the rear wheels. In the older cars that have drums at the rear wheels, the brake shoes inside the rear drums act as the parking brake shoes.

Keep in mind:

  • Parking brake shoes only exist on vehicles with rear rotors.
  • The thickness of the brake shoe will let the mechanic know if it needs replacing.
  • Sometimes a parking brake shoe will have debris or contamination; if this is cleaned off, the shoe may not need replacing.

How it's done:

  • Inspect parking brake shoes by removing the rear rotors.
  • If the thickness is less than 30% of the original, install new shoes.
  • Clean and adjust if necessary.
  • Confirm operation of the hand brake.

Our recommendation:

Parking brake shoes are the most overlooked part of the brake system. A mechanic should inspect the parking brake shoes while performing a brake service (changing the rear brake pads or rotors). If the shoes are in good condition, the mechanic should clean and adjust the shoes. If you notice a change in the way parking brake lever feels (easier or harder to pull), or if the car rolls after putting the parking brakes, you should immediately get it inspected and replaced.

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

  • Parking brake does not hold the car.
  • Parking brake does not work.
  • Parking brake does not release.

How important is this service?

When you engage the parking brake, the parking brake shoes hold the car in place by clamping against the rear brake rotors. These shoes assure that the wheels cannot turn, and your car cannot roll. As the parking brake shoes wear out, they become thinner, and cannot apply as much pressure to the rotors, making them much less effective and putting your car at risk of moving out of its parked position.

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32 years of experience
Dodge Durango V8-4.7L - Emergency / Parking Brake Shoe - Attleboro, Massachusetts
Very nice guy, he’s worked on my car twice so far and he’s been great. On time, and very professional

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Dodge Avenger L4-2.4L - Emergency / Parking Brake Shoe - Sunnyvale, California
Quick, showed up on time and efficient.

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Dodge Ram 1500 V8-4.7L - Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement - Plainfield, New Jersey
Brake job done very well.

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Dodge Avenger L4-2.4L - Emergency / Parking Brake Shoe - Washington, District of Columbia
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