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Greg's Tire Center provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Independence, MO, Blue Springs, MO, Lees Summit, MO, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Greg's Tire Center

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 Greg's Tire Center?

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 Independence, MO, Blue Springs, MO, Lees Summit, MO, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Blue Springs MO | Independence MO | Lees Summit MO | and surrounding areas

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Greg's Tire Center in Independence, MO

Greg's Tire Center has been in business for 35 years, and we're just getting started. Since 1979, our ASE-certified technicians have been performing auto repairs for drivers in Independence, Blue Springs, and Lees Summit, MO, as well as the surrounding area. See us when you need routine maintenance or complex repairs, or for your next set of tires. If your engine or transmission is giving you problems, don't replace them, ask us about our JASPER re-manufactured engines and transmissions. Because of our dedication to preserving the environment, we are a Green Star Service Facility. Take a moment to browse our website, and call us to schedule your repair appointment today.

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Phone: (816) 254-3388
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Address: 1837 South Noland Road
Independence, MO 64055

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