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(919) 544-9600
2105 East NC Hwy 54 • Durham, NC 27713
Precision Tune Auto Care 5503 is a BBB Accredited Auto Repair Service in Durham, NC
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Precision Tune Auto Care & Brakes provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Cary, NC, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Precision Tune Auto Care & Brakes

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 Precision Tune Auto Care & Brakes?

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 Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Cary, NC, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Cary NC | Chapel Hill NC | Durham NC | and surrounding areas

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Precision Tune Auto Care & Brakes in Durham, NC

Precision Tune Auto Care & Brakes is your source for automotive repair, tires, and maintenance in the greater Durham, NC region. Precision Tune Auto Care & Brakes services customers in Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Cary, NC, and surrounding areas with precision and expertise, as our skilled technicians have more than 115 years combined experience in automotive repair. Need brakes in Durham, NC? Car repair in Cary, NC? Tires in Chapel Hill, NC? Precision Tune Auto Care & Brakes is the only place to go when you need complete automotive care for your vehicle.

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Address: 2105 East NC Hwy 54
Durham, NC 27713
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