Jeep FA-134 Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

Customer Ratings

(6)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Customer Ratings

(6)

Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement Service

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

On average, the cost for a Jeep FA-134 Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement is $239 with $116 for parts and $123 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1960 Jeep FA-134L4-2.2LService typeEmergency/Parking Brake Shoe ReplacementEstimate$380.67Shop/Dealer Price$451.46 - $634.60
Show example Jeep FA-134 Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement prices

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.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Jeep mechanics

Real customer reviews from Jeep owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(6)

Rating Summary
6
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0

Grzegorz

41 years of experience
473 reviews
Grzegorz
41 years of experience
Jeep Grand Cherokee V6-3.7L - Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement - Pacifica, California
Gregory provides excellent service. He's honest, he explains things and I appreciate that!

Chad

16 years of experience
76 reviews
Chad
16 years of experience
Jeep Compass L4-2.4L - Emergency / Parking Brake Shoe - Richmond, Virginia
My experience with Chad was awesome! He was very prompt and communicative! we had to reschedule several times due to weather and he contacted me first and we picked another day and when that day came he even double checked with me to make sure we were still good! He was very easy to talk to, did his work that he was supposed to, and he double checked it to make sure what he did was right! he did a great job and I am and was very pleased with everything he did! Give that man a raise!

Duane

25 years of experience
512 reviews
Duane
25 years of experience
Jeep Commander V8-4.7L - Emergency / Parking Brake Shoe - Carlsbad, California
Duane was great as always. Arrives on time and gets the job done quickly and correct every time.

Joseph

20 years of experience
648 reviews
Joseph
20 years of experience
Jeep Grand Cherokee V6-3.7L - Emergency / Parking Brake Shoe - Salt Lake City, Utah
Went above and beyond with repairs on my jeep. Very honest in regards to what actually needs to be fixed. Highly recommended and will request him again.

Excellent Rating

(6)

Rating Summary
6
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
Number of Jeep Emergency/Parking Brake Shoe Replacement services completed
66+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Jeep MECHANICS
1300+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

How Traffic Jams Start
It’s It’s a Friday afternoon and you decide to cut out of work early to get a head start on the weekend. As you hit the highway, you notice that traffic is moving along really well. With any luck, you’ll...
B1300 OBD-II Trouble Code: Power Door Lock Circuit Failure
B1300 means there is an error with the power door lock circuit, likely caused by a defector power door lock relay or power door lock actuator.
How to Replace a Car Kickdown Cable
A car kickdown cable controls what gear the transmission is in. If worn out, it should be replaced to ensure a smooth and efficient drive.

Engine light came on after washing engine 2 days later then went off and oil lamp came on three times - driving - went off.

Well, you have a couple of questions here and not a lot to go on, so I'll address them as best I can. Your Check Engine light indicates that a trouble code from a sensor has been registered in the...

My car won't go past 35mph

Hi there. From the description you provided, your vehicle has problems with the transmission again. You stated it will not shift into 3rd gear again, like before the transmission was rebuilt. If the transmission is again the problem, it should...

I have à

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com