What do the parking brake cables do? The parking brake cables are what engages the parking brake itself when the lever is pulled or the pedal is depressed. How do you know you need parking brake cable replaced? When applied the vehicle still rolls back and forth there is little to no tension when applying parking brake How are the parking brake cables replaced by a mobile mechanic? The rear wheels are removed Covers/panels that need to be removed to gain access to the cables are removed The old cables are disconnected from the front and rear mounting positions The new cables are installed and the covers/panels are reinstalled The parking brake cables are adjusted for proper tension The wheels are reinstalled and torqued to specification How important is having your parking brake cables replaced? Without the parking brake cables working properly the vehicles parking brake system will not function
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Get an instant online price for most maintenance and tire services. For repairs, you can book a service call and a mechanic will diagnose the concern and give you a quote, on-site. If you would like a quote before we see the vehicle, you can Request a Quote in as little as 60 seconds and receive your quote by email or phone, usually within 1 business hour.
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After selecting your service(s) (or a diagnostic), simply select a day & time that works best for you and we will dispatch our best-suited technician or mechanic, based on your vehicle & needs. You will receive a confirmation email with the details and a reminder email/SMS as well. Auto care has never been easier!
Once the technician arrives, they will explain the work order, what they will be doing and then begin work on your vehicle. In most cases, a complementary Digital Vehicle Inspection will be completed so you can have peace of mind that your vehicle is in good condition or what may need to be addressed in the future.