Emergency Brake Issues?

Answer The emergency brake (often referred to as the parking brake) controls the rear brakes through a series of steel cables that are connected to either a hand lever or foot pedal. The emergency brake ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Emergency Brake Issues

How to Repair an Emergency Brake on a Disc Brake?

The parking brake is an important component of the vehicle even though many people don't utilize them. The parking brake, or hand brake, can prevent the car from rolling while in "Park," and can be... Read More »

How to Use the Emergency Brake?

The emergency brake is also called the parking brake, and is commonly used for added security when parking on inclines. It works on a different system than the driving brakes, which rely on power f... Read More »

How to Fix an Emergency Brake?

The most common cause of emergency brake failure is the rubber hose covering the cable wearing through. When this happens, water, road salt and other debris will get on the metal cable and rust it ... Read More »

Car Brake Issues?

Many vehicles experience problems with their braking systems. Brake issues can stem from defective parts, poor installation jobs, mechanical malfunctions or general wear and tear. Learn to detect p... Read More »