The emergency brakes on your vehicle were originally used to stop it when the regular brakes failed. However, the brakes on a VW Beetle now rarely fail, and the emergency brakes are more often used to keep the vehicle from moving while parked. The most common source of failure for emergency brakes occurs when they aren’t used for a period of time, causing the brake cable to rust and seize.
Tools Used: Tools, Brake lubricant, Emergency brakes kit, Socket wrench set, Torque wrench, Vise
Replace Emergency Brakes
Determine which type of emergency brakes your VW Beetle will need. Emergency brakes typically function by,…