How to Check a Parking Brake?

Answer The parking brake system on a vehicle is multifunctional. Many people with automatic transmissions do not bother to use it, feeling the park position of the gear shift will hold the vehicle suffici... Read More »

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How to Check a Rear Parking Brake Cable?

The rear parking brake cable is most easily checked on most vehicles from inside the cabin and at the rear wheels. The parking brake cable is responsible for locking the rear wheels up while you ar... Read More »

How to Use a Parking Brake?

The parking brake mechanism in your car is a simple device. When applied, it extends the rear shoes or contracts the rear pads (depending on what type of rear brakes you have) and holds the weight ... Read More »

How to Set a Parking Brake?

A parking brake, also called an emergency brake or hand brake, is a brake separate from the hydraulic braking system on the car. It is meant to stop a vehicle from roll-away accidents after it is s... Read More »

What happens if I drive with the parking brake on?

The parking brake on your car is employed in conjunction with putting your car transmission in the "Park" position. It is usually activated by a lever or a pedal near the steering wheel or gearshi... Read More »