(203) 255-5771
3651 Post Rd.
Southport, CT 06890

Fetzer Tire & Automotive Repair Service provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Southport, CT, Fairfield, CT, Westport, CT, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Fetzer Tire & Automotive Repair Service

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 Fetzer Tire & Automotive Repair Service?

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 Southport, CT, Fairfield, CT, Westport, CT, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Fairfield CT | Southport CT | Westport CT | and surrounding areas

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Fetzer Tire & Automotive Repair Service in Southport, CT

Make Fetzer Tire & Automotive Repair Service your first stop for new tires, quality wheels, and professional auto repair services. Conveniently located in Southport, CT, we're proud to serve as a tire dealer and automotive repair shop for our community and surrounding communities like Fairfield, CT and Westport, CT. In addition to our many tire, repair, and maintenance services, we sell and install Interstate Batteries. You can use our website to schedule an automotive repair from home or search for tires online. The team at Fetzer Tire & Automotive Repair Service looks forward to helping you with all your vehicle needs and is on hand to install competitively priced passenger car, performance, light truck, and SUV tires.

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Phone: (203) 255-5771
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Address: 3651 Post Rd
Southport, CT 06890
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