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Hershey Tire and Auto Repair provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Staunton, VA, Churchville, VA, Waynesboro, VA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Hershey Tire and Auto Repair

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 Hershey Tire and Auto Repair?

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 Staunton, VA, Churchville, VA, Waynesboro, VA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Churchville VA | Staunton VA | Waynesboro VA | and surrounding areas

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Hershey Tire and Auto Repair in Staunton, VA

Hershey Tire and Auto Repair has served you with the Golden Rule in mind since 1961. Hershey Tire and Auto Repair offers the Staunton area's best selection of name brand tires and custom wheels at our friendly and knowledgeable tire and auto repair shop. For auto repair in Staunton, there's no better place to go. Customers from Staunton, VA, Churchville, VA, Waynesboro, VA, and surrounding areas bring their cars to us for fixing because they trust in our abilities and professionalism. We can handle everything from maintenance appointment to diesel engine repairs. Call us to schedule an appointment or stop into our shop anytime when you need complete automotive care. We're proud to be the leading tire dealer and auto repair shop in our region, offering top brands and a huge selection of tires at great prices. 

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Phone: (540) 886-3438
Fax: (540) 213-0281
Address: 624 N Augusta Street
Staunton, VA 24401

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