We will be closing at 1 PM on Christmas Eve & closed on Christmas Day.
(914) 699-8658
(914)-699-1873
263 S. 5th Ave.
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
We sell soda and water • full service gulf station: we still check oil! • snowplowing
nys inspections • towing service • we remove junk cars • kerosene and diesel sales

Dave's 5th Ave Station provides Parking Brake Adjustment services to Mount Vernon, NY, Pelham Manor, NY, Bronx, NY, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Parking Brake Adjustment Services at Dave's 5th Ave Station

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 Dave's 5th Ave Station?

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 Mount Vernon, NY, Pelham Manor, NY, Bronx, NY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bronx NY | Mount Vernon NY | Pelham Manor NY | and surrounding areas

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Dave's 5th Ave Station in Mount Vernon, NY

At Dave's 5th Ave Station, our main commitment is to deliver great service, no matter what your vehicle needs. As a full service Gulf station and auto shop, we check oil and offer kerosene and diesel sales along with providing auto repairs. See us for U-Haul rentals, NY state inspections, fleet service, and towing services. We also remove junk cars, and we'll even plow your snow! If you're in Mount Vernon NY, Pelham Manor NY, or the Bronx, see our team of experienced mechanics today!  We offer a great selection of tires and our repair shop is next to none in quality and price! We give free flat tire repairs and free rotations with your purchase! Stop by and save at Dave's today!

Contact Us

Phone: (914) 699-8658
Fax: (914) 667-8166
Address: 263 S. 5th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
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