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Recent Handbrake Cable Replacement Mechanic Reviews in Dorset

30 Reviews

Garage in Dorset, 37 years of experience

We guarantee fast and reliable repair for your car. From simple oil changes to complex restorations, our highly qualified mechanics will do whatever it takes to get your treasured vehicle looking like new.

50 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Dorset, 9 years of experience

I have 9 years of experience in the auto repair industry. iv worked for a variety of garages for several years and have now decided to further pursue the mobile side of the industry. I can repair all makes &...

291 Reviews

Garage serving Dorset, 19 years of experience

I began my career in Weybridge, Surrey for a number of garages picking up great experience to start me off before moving to the New Malden area for a number of years. Prior to setting-up my own business in 2...

91 Reviews

Garage serving Dorset, 11 years of experience

I began my career with Cross Autos in Southampton and spent all of my career there to date and that was for around 11 years. In 2016 I set-up my own mobile mechanic business called LC Diagnostic & Repair. Th...

225 Reviews

Garage serving Dorset, 53 years of experience

The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...

51 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Dorset, 5 years of experience

Mobile mechanic with specialist knowledge of 4x4 & Diesel Vehicles based in South Wales. I take pride in all the work I complete and treat every Vehicle like my own. I only ever use genuine or OE spec parts ...

479 Reviews

Garage in Southampton, 20 years of experience

I began my career as a mechanic when I was 17 years old in Portugal. When I was 22 years old I set-up my own garage in for around 7 years before moving to the UK in 2007. I worked in various garages in order...

92 Reviews

Garage in Isle Of Wight, 32 years of experience

I started up with a youth training team and learned there for a couple years until I moved on and went to work for a local independent garage. Stayed there for about 4 years and then went on to a better oppo...

64 Reviews

Garage in Portsmouth, 11 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship in Hungary before moving to the UK in 2004. I am fully qualified up to ATA Level 4. Prior to owning my own premises I worked as a mobile mechanic for 7 years before setting up m...

39 Reviews

Garage in Bristol, 14 years of experience

K & C Garage was formed in 2015 by Matt Roxburgh. Owner Matt has been in the trade for over 15 years working in various garages and comes with a wealth of experience and the team are all fully qualified to c...

109 Reviews

Garage in Corsham, 10 years of experience

I began my career studying at City of Bristol College to gain my NVQ qualifications. My first role was with All About Bikes in Bristol for over 3 years before moving to Porsche Mode for 12 months then onto a...

14 Reviews

Garage in Bristol, 16 years of experience

At TD Garage Services Ltd, we take care of all car makes and models. Whether you have a Ford, a Fiat, a Honda or a BMW, you can trust us to carry out all the work in a skilled & professional manner. We have ...

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78 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Bristol, 25 years of experience

I began my mechanic career with an Austin Rover dealership and in my time there it changed to Rover and I worked in the business for around 4 years. For a number of years I worked in various businesses doing...

1018 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Swindon, 15 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...

22 Reviews

Garage in Newton Abbot, 15 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at Totnes Autos and subsequently spent 7 years there working on all make & model of car that came into the workshop. Throughout my time as a mechanic I have always had my own cu...

Want to learn more about Handbrake Cable replacements in Dorset?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a handbrake cable replacement in Dorset involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the handbrake system.
  • If necessary the handbrake cable will be replaced.
  • Mechanic will calibrate the handbrake.
  • Mechanic will test the handbrake.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will make any adjustments.

What are the symptoms of a faulty handbrake cable?

  • When the vehicle still moves despite having engaged the handbrake.
  • If you have a manually applied handbrake and the lever has no resistance when applied.
  • If you have an electric handbrake and there is a handbrake warning message on the dashboard.

How long will a handbrake cable replacement take in Dorset?

A handbrake cable replacement usually takes around 1.5 hours, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

Is a broken handbrake cable an MOT failure?

Yes, a broken handbrake cable can result in an MOT failure. The MOT tester will thoroughly inspect the entire braking system to test its operation and efficiency. Before an MOT test, it's best to test out the handbrake.

How much does it cost to fix handbrake in Dorset?

A handbrake cable replacement can cost between £75 and £150 with an average price of £105. The exact cost will depend on the make and model of the vehicle, where is it located and if any other repair is required along with the replacement.

Can Dorset garages offer home collection and delivery for handbrake cable replacement?

Yes, many garages in Dorset are able to offer collection and delivery for a handbrake cable replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a handbrake cable replacement in Dorset.

Can Dorset mobile mechanics do handbrake cable replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Dorset mobile mechanics can do a handbrake cable replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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Recent Handbrake Cable replacement quotes in Dorset

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£129.80

Handbrake centre/main cable replacement

Hyundai Matrix
Wimborne
£121.29

Handbrake centre/main cable replacement

BMW 3 Series
Poole
£96.31

Handbrake centre/main cable replacement

Ford Ka
Somerton
£120.16

Handbrake centre/main cable replacement

Volkswagen Golf
Somerton

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