280 West 63rd Street, Westmont, IL 60559 | (630) 852-6759

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Gene's Tire & Auto Center provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Westmont, IL, Darien, IL, Downers Grove, IL, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Gene's Tire & Auto 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 Gene's Tire & Auto 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 Westmont, IL, Darien, IL, Downers Grove, IL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Darien IL | Downers Grove IL | Westmont IL | and surrounding areas

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Genes Tire and Auto Repair is a pillar in the Westmont IL community. Genes Tire is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Westmont Illinois area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Genes Tire and Auto employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at Genes Tire. Special wheels compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse Genes Tire website or call any of our tire and auto repair stores for personalized service.

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Phone: 630-852-6759
Fax: 630-852-4015
Address: 280 West 63rd Street
Westmont, IL 60559
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