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Southern tire
Of Summerville
(843) 875-7000
427 Trolley Rd.
Summerville, SC
M-F: 8AM - 5PM
SAT: 8AM - 12PM
Southern Alignment
& Brakes
(843) 771-3996
406 Old Trolley Road
Summerville, SC
M-F: 8AM - 5PM
SAT: 8AM - 12PM

Southern Tire of Summerville provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Summerville, SC, Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Southern Tire of Summerville

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 Southern Tire of Summerville?

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 Summerville, SC, Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Charleston SC | Mount Pleasant SC | Summerville SC | and surrounding areas

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Southern Tire of Summerville

Southern Tire of Summerville is a pillar of the Summerville, SC community. Southern Tire of Summerville is a leader in offering tire repair services for customers located in and around the Summerville, South Carolina area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. All of our tire repair services are readily available at competitive prices. Our showroom features top tire brands and used tires. Take this opportunity to browse the Southern Tire of Summerville website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (843) 875-7000
Fax: (843) 875-2764
Address: 427 Trolley Rd.
Summerville, SC 29485
Phone: 843-771-3996
Fax:
Address: 406 Old Trolley Road
Summerville, SC 29485

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