What Is a Parking Brake Equalizer?

Answer Emergency (or parking) brakes work as a secondary system to the standard brakes used on a daily basis. They are controlled by a physical system and regulated by an equalizer.

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How to Adjust the Parking Brake Equalizer on Disc Brakes?

You can adjust the parking brake equalizer on your vehicle with disc brakes right from your home garage, saving yourself time and money. The equalizer takes up the slack in the parking brake cable.... 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 »

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 Adjust a Parking Brake in a '95 Mx-5?

You can adjust the parking brake on your 1995 Mazda MX-5 right from your home garage, saving time and money. You will know that it's time to adjust your parking brake when the vehicle starts to sli... Read More »