• Handbrake Common Faults and Replacement

    What is it? In cars, the parking brake, also called handbrake, emergency brake, or e-brake, is a latching brake usually used to keep the vehicle stationary. Where is it? The handbrake is located between the driver and passenger seats or sometimes on the center console. Indicators of faults: Stuck handbrake. Handbrake not holding car stationary.

  • Transfer Case Common Faults and Replacement

    What is it? The transfer case transfers power from the gearbox to the front and rear axles by means of drive shafts. Where is it located? The transfer case is part of the drivetrain which is located in the engine and is connected to all 4 wheels. Indicators of faults: Grinding noises coming from the

  • Common Faults with Brakes

    What is it? A device for slowing or stopping a moving vehicle, typically by applying pressure to the wheels. Where is it located? Modern cars have brakes on all four wheels, operated by a hydraulic system. The brakes may be disc type or drum type. Indicators of faults: Brake warning light Screeching, grinding or rubbing noises.

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