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Handbrake Cables

Handbrake Cables

A handbrake cable is the connection between the handbrake lever and the brakes. It allows drivers to hold their vehicle in place without having to apply brakes manually. You can find cheap replacement handbrake cables with Car Parts 4 Less.
The brakes of a vehicle have two functions: to allow a driver to stop when the vehicle is in operation, and to hold a vehicle in place when it is not in operation. The handbrake fulfils the latter responsibility and is operated by a cable and rod system. When the handbrake lever is applied, the primary cable it is connected to pulls the secondary cables around what is known as an equaliser yoke and applies the brakes. Both types of cable can wear down and become slack over time, which puts the vehicle in a dangerous situation. In fact, if a handbrake cable completely fails, it is illegal for the vehicle to be on the road. That's why handbrake cables must be checked on a regular basis, to ensure that safety on the road is maintained. A simple registration number search on Car Parts 4 Less will present the replacement handbrake cables that will fit your vehicle.