(508) 695-9833
71 Washington St. • Plainville, MA 02762
Monday - Friday 7:30AM-5:00PM
Saturday 8:00AM-12:00PM • Sunday Closed
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Route 1 Automotive & Tire provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Plainville, MA, North Attlebourogh, MA, Wrentham, MA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Route 1 Automotive & 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 Route 1 Automotive & 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 Plainville, MA, North Attlebourogh, MA, Wrentham, MA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : North Attlebourogh MA | Plainville MA | Wrentham MA | and surrounding areas

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Route 1 Automotive & Tire in Plainville, MA

At Route 1 Automotive & Tire, we're not here to just earn your business. We're also here to retain it. We've grown over the years to become a leading auto repair shop in Plainville, MA. Many drivers also come to us for commercial repair, propane refills, and DOT truck inspections. Family owned and operated, our shop has been serving drivers in P-ville and surrounding areas like North Attlebourogh, MA and Wrentham, MA for over 40 years. Whether you're shopping for tires, shopping for used cars, or looking for auto repair services, you can count on our professional, ASA and ASE-certified technicians to treat you and your vehicle right each and every time.

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Phone: (508) 695-9833
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Address: 71 Washington St.
Plainville, MA 02762
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