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How much does Adjust Parking Brake Cable cost in Beltsville?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Beltsville. Our mechanics in Beltsville 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 in Beltsville.

Adjust Parking Brake Cable pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2014 Mazda 3$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2006 BMW 525i$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2016 Land Rover Range Rover$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2013 Ford Mustang$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50

Adjust Parking Brake Cable Service

What is the parking brake cable all about?

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.

Keep in mind:

  • After adjusting the parking brake cable, the parking brake should always be tested.
  • When the parking cable is adjusted it should be inspected to see if it needs to be replaced.

How it's done:

  • Adjust parking brake cable
  • Check the parking brake

Our recommendation:

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.

What are the common symptoms indicating you need to adjust the parking brake cable?

  • Parking brake does not work
  • Parking brake lever is easy to push

How important is this service?

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.


Recent Adjust Parking Brake Cable reviews in Beltsville

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Keith

26 years of experience
231 reviews
Keith
26 years of experience
Keith did an excellent job replacing the Master Brake Cylinder in my 1993 Chevrolet Pickup. I definitely can tell a big difference when I apply my brakes. My truck stops a lot smoother now, where as before I had to pump the brakes to stop. Keith is very knowledgeable, efficient and thorough. I will continue to call on Keith whenever I have an issue concerning my truck. Thanks Keith! Sincerely, Sheila Lira

Corey

14 years of experience
19 reviews
Corey
14 years of experience
Punctual and got the job done fast

Arturo

27 years of experience
303 reviews
Arturo
27 years of experience
Convenient and professional.

Brian

10 years of experience
22 reviews
Brian
10 years of experience
Brian was thorough in changing your breaks. he will check everything in detail and also understood everything needed to be within specs. i would recommend to anyone to get this guy to service all the Japanese brand cars!!! thanks again buddy!

Pardeep

21 years of experience
1068 reviews
Pardeep
21 years of experience
Pradeep was early to my appointment and during his work he showed me that I didn’t need rear brake shoes saving me money.He cleaned and serviced the existing shoes and he also adjusted my parking brake cable. Great job. I will always use Your mechanic for any car repairs.

Michael

25 years of experience
82 reviews
Michael
25 years of experience
Have booked Mike twice and both times went very smoothly!

Francisco

11 years of experience
61 reviews
Francisco
11 years of experience
Quickly fixed issue. Very prompt and knowledgeable. Will use again.

Ben

41 years of experience
1410 reviews
Ben
41 years of experience
Had a few experiences with this mechanic, each one has been awesome, issue always got handled in a timely manner.

Genaro

13 years of experience
287 reviews
Genaro
13 years of experience
Genaro was on time and promptly discovered and addressed the issue.

Pierre

9 years of experience
308 reviews
Pierre
9 years of experience
Pierre is great. He has done work on my car and my wifes car. I have even scheduled same day service and he has showed up. This app is very convenient.

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