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How much does Adjust Parking Brake Cable cost in Jamaica Plain?

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

Adjust Parking Brake Cable pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2007 Volvo S60$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2009 Ford Ranger$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2007 Toyota Yaris$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2016 BMW 435i$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2014 Lexus IS250$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 Lexus IS F$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.


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Maxwell

18 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
18 years of experience
Maxwell was proficient and friendly. Competent and knowledgeable. We will call him again. Thanks Maxwell!

Robert

48 years of experience
51 reviews
Robert
48 years of experience
Robert was timely, very professional and knowledgeable - having 40+ years experience was evident. He pointed out the issues so that I could see for myself, not just take a shop's word for it. The next time I need service done, I'll request Robert in a heartbeat. Thanks!

Brikk

18 years of experience
389 reviews
Brikk
18 years of experience
Professional. Honest.

Corey

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

Rodney

36 years of experience
542 reviews
Rodney
36 years of experience
As always! Great work! Nice person

Larry

18 years of experience
27 reviews
Larry
18 years of experience
Larry is a very nice person and a professional mechanic. We had problems during the process but he did a very good job fixing it. I will book for Larry again.

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.

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.

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!

Jay

37 years of experience
948 reviews
Jay
37 years of experience
He was very provisional

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