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It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.
|Cars||Estimate||Parts Cost||Labor Cost||Savings||Average Dealer Price|
|2004 Saab 9-3||$70||$0.00||$70.00||34%||$107.50|
|2006 Aston Martin Vanquish||$70||$0.00||$70.00||34%||$107.50|
|2008 Nissan Pathfinder||$70||$0.00||$70.00||34%||$107.50|
|2005 Audi A4 Quattro||$70||$0.00||$70.00||34%||$107.50|
|2005 BMW 325i||$70||$0.00||$70.00||34%||$107.50|
|2011 Porsche Panamera||$70||$0.00||$70.00||34%||$107.50|
The parking brake (also known as emergency brake) cable is a steel cable that is very thin. It connects the parking brake lever to the parking brake shoes. When you activate the parking brake, the cable pulls on the parking brake shoes, which causes them to clamp onto the brake drum or rotor. If the parking brake cable gets too much slack, the parking brake won’t work, and the cable will need to be adjusted.
The brake system is the most important part of your vehicle, but sometimes the parking brake is overlooked. Your parking brake cable should be inspected during all maintenance and servicing. If you ever notice that your vehicle’s parking break isn’t working effectively or at all, then you should schedule an inspection immediately.
Your parking brake shoes are connected to the parking brake lever by the parking brake cable. When you deploy the parking brake lever, the parking brake cable is pulled taut. This pulls on the parking brake shoes, and causes them to clamp on the rear brake drums or rotors. This clamping causing keeps your wheels from being able to move, and secures your car when it is parked. If the parking brake cable becomes too loose, then the tension created by pulling the parking brake lever isn’t enough to move the parking brake shoes. As a result, when you pull the parking brake lever, the parking brake will not work effectively.