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Sam Snead Tire provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Abingdon, VA, Bristol, TN, Johnson City TN, Elizabethton, TN, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 30 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Sam Snead Tire

Whether you have a disc brake system or a drum brake system, you have a parking brake that is responsible for locking your vehicle in a parked position. The parking brake, also known as the emergency brake, is applied independently of regular brakes and is engaged by either pulling the parking brake lever or pressing a special pedal. Most motorists use the parking brake when parking on a steep hill. However, the parking brake can also be used to stop suddenly and prevent an accident from occurring. There are three types of parking brakes that use a ratchet locking mechanism: stick, center level, and pedal. Each type of parking brake depends on the style of driver’s seat, and each operates differently depending on the brake system. You should always consult the owner’s manual to determine the correct position of a disengaged parking brake and whether or not your parking brake needs an adjustment.

Why Should You Have Parking Brake Adjustment Services Performed at Sam Snead Tire?

A properly functioning parking brake is critical for your safety and the safety of your passengers. At some point in the life of your brake system, it may be necessary to adjust the parking brake for a few reasons. Parking brakes use cables to transmit lever movement, and these cables stretch through use and as they age. A properly tensioned cable is an important part of firmly engaging a parking brake. A parking brake that no longer grips as it once did or sticks is another reason to seek a parking brake adjustment. Solutions to some parking brake problems may be found in the replacement of parts or additional lubrication to moving components. Our staff will determine the correct parking brake repair or adjustment procedure upon inspecting your parking brake and accompanying components.

We proudly service the Parking Brake Adjustment needs of customers in Abingdon, VA, Bristol, TN, Johnson City TN, Elizabethton, TN, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Abingdon VA | Bristol TN | Johnson City TN Elizabethton TN | and surrounding areas

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Sam Snead Tire in Abingdon, VA

Sam Snead Tire has 2 locations in VA and TN to best serve our customers. Drivers across Abingdon, VA, Bristol, TN, and surrounding areas like Johnson City, TN have stood by the expertise of our ASE-certified technicians for nearly 50 years. We offer a variety of auto repairs and tire services, including computer spin balancing, flat tire repairs, brakes, oil changes, and wheel alignments. Our local shuttle service and vehicle pickup and delivery, along with convenient Saturday hours, set us apart from the competition. Sam Snead Tire stocks a complete selection of tires from the best names in the business. When you need auto repairs or tires, let Sam Snead Tire be your first and only stop.

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