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How much does Adjust Parking Brake Cable cost in Colorado Springs?

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

Adjust Parking Brake Cable pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2013 Toyota Tacoma$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2016 Ram ProMaster 3500$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2012 Kia Soul$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2007 Acura TL$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 BMW X5$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2010 BMW M5$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 Colorado Springs

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Gustavo

20 years of experience
75 reviews
Gustavo
20 years of experience
Gustavo was on time and very knowledgeable so I was confident he could find what was wrong with my brakes. Most importantly, he is a very honest mechanic which is very hard to find. I did not need some repairs that the dealer I normally go to told me I needed. Gustavo showed me what I needed and explained everything. Thank you again for the honest and quick repair.
Great first experience. Gustavo knew what he was doing and got the job done right. He was honest about what I needed and guided me through the repair process.

Ray

32 years of experience
91 reviews
Ray
32 years of experience
keep asking to tighten emergency brake. He fixed the cable but it wasn't tight the way i would like it to have been.

James

6 years of experience
24 reviews
James
6 years of experience
James was great! Really friendly and helpful.

Pardeep

21 years of experience
1078 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.

Jay

23 years of experience
151 reviews
Jay
23 years of experience
I was hopeful he would be able to adjust parking brake but was unable to do so due to a locked up star adjusting nut. Will have to get towed to a shop to have fixed.

Joseph

20 years of experience
644 reviews
Joseph
20 years of experience
Timely, courteous, and knowledgeable. Did a great job

Diego

21 years of experience
564 reviews
Diego
21 years of experience
Did a great job diagnosing the problem and then getting it fixed! Thank you!

Genaro

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

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

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