by Lee Wyatt
(last updated May 9, 2013)
Unlike regular brakes, emergency brakes are purely mechanical, and as such this means that they not only work differently, but also need to be maintained in a different manner. One of the easiest ways to maintain the emergency brake is to periodically adjust it. Considering this difference, adjusting emergency brakes is a process that is not the same as what you may do when working with regular disc or drum brakes.
Now that you have your emergency brakes properly adjusted, you can begin cleaning up. Typically you should only need to test your emergency brake once or twice a year to ensure that it is working properly. If you feel that the brake adjustments need to be made more often, and then feel free to do so.
Bleeding your brake lines is an important part of vehicle maintenance and should be done whenever you change your brakes. ...Discover More
Your brakes are an integral part of your car. Everyone knows that they are essential for stopping your car. But what do ...Discover More
Replacing disc brakes and pads is an easy automotive repair job. While it can be a little intimidating to try and replace ...Discover More