Parking brake cable
Parking brake cable is a component of the parking brake. Parking brake serves to prevent movement of the vehicle. Otherwise, it would not be possible to leave car on the inclined plane. In addition, parking brake is a good protection against undesirable attempts to move the car. Parking brake cable is usually made of wire and has a flexible and resistant to the pressure braid, which protects the cable against breakage and damage.
It happens so that parking brake cable breaks. Usually the reason is wear. It is very easy to diagnose this problem. If the handbrake doesn’t hold or tighten up without effort, it is likely that the cable is broken. As the parking brake is used quite often, it is necessary to repair it as soon as possible. It is not difficult to do, just follow the correct order. If you want to replace the cable by yourself, use the repair manual for your car, or contact the service centre.
It is necessary to check the functionality of the new cable after replacement. It's enough to stop the car on the inclined plane and tighten the hand brake. If the parking brake cable is correctly installed, the car will stand still on the decline. For security there should not be parked cars nearby. And be ready to brake any moment. In our Internet shop you will find many spare parts for your car: brake shoes, horns, rear view mirrors, turn indicators, and taillights. There is a big assortment of car parts in our online store and you will definitely find what you need.
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