Top Mechanics For Volvo Handbrake Cable Replacement & Repairs
Mobile mechanic in Leyland, 10 years of experience
Hi, my name is Connor & I’ve been a technician in the motor trade for 10 years! I consider myself to be a very highly skilled, highly trained, technician in the motor trade and, above all else, an honest in...
ALAN • 14th August 2022
Garage in Horton, 20 years of experience
Jon owns and operates SMS Autocare and has been running the business for over 15 years in the Slough area. Prior to setting up SMS Autocare Jon completed his apprenticeship and was then a mobile mechanic for...
Garage in Stone, 35 years of experience
D.R. Automotive brings together the combined experience of brothers Dave and Dec Roberts who have a solid 35-year track record of working within the vehicle repair and servicing industry.They established D.R...
Mobile mechanic in Hayes, 30 years of experience
I began my career in a classic car company in London where I was for 9 years before moving to Vauxhall for 5 years. I had an 8 year spell with British Bakeries in the transport department and then I got made...
PETER • 26th January 2017
Garage in Falkirk, 8 years of experience
Self employed mechanic for the past 3 years covering central Scotland. All work accepted
DAVID • 28th March 2023
SEAT Leon • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
Mobile mechanic in Hull, 18 years of experience
18 Years Experience Ford Master Technician Ford High Voltage Training Love what I do.
LINDA • 28th March 2023
Garage in Leicestershire , 21 years of experience
Mot tester/ mechanic with over 21 years experience own tools diagnostics equipment recovery truck. Love what I do, passionate.
CAROL • 28th March 2023
Volvo V40 • MOT with collection & delivery
Mobile mechanic in Westerham, 7 years of experience
Worked in a independent garage in Lewisham. Briefly at Kwik Fit. Ford main Dealership 3 years. Range Rover main dealer 2-3 months.
RONALDO • 28th March 2023
Renault Megane • MOT with collection & delivery
Garage in Glasgow , 19 years of experience
Started my career at the main dealership working on Peugeot/Citroen with my NVQ level 3 in light vehicle maintenance and repair which I completed then moved my way through the ranks to master technician leve...
Garage in Edinburgh, 12 years of experience
Qualified BMW Group Technician. L1-L4 BMW Technician BMW Group Tech L1 BMW EV service Technician L3 Chassis Technician L2 Engine building Jaguar Landrover Ev Service technician Toyota service tec...
MARK • 28th March 2023
Ford Transit • Starter motor replacement
Mobile mechanic in Bury, 9 years of experience
I began my career with LandRover where I completed my apprenticeship and was with the company for around 3 years. I moved to BMW/Mini for 5 years before setting up my own mobile mechanic business in 2016 cal...
Garage in Chesham, 7 years of experience
Worked as an mobile mechanic abroad before my studies, then come to UK where I can live the dream. Complex systems on cars no matter how hard my look diagnostics or repair , I'm here to do it.
Garage in Basingstoke, 16 years of experience
After completing my apprenticeship with Audi, i continued to become an Audi Diagnostic technician which I have been carrying out premium service for the last 16 as a audi/vwg specialist. Also having my MOT l...
Garage in Middlesex, 13 years of experience
I have 3 years working for Volkswagen but the bulk of my experience has been with small independent garages working on all makes and models. I have been an independent mechanic for the past 4 years and am ab...
Garage in Enfield, 30 years of experience
We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...
THALIA • 28th March 2023
Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport • MOT with collection & delivery
Frequently asked questions about Volvo handbrake cable replacement & repairs
Read our answers to questions about handbrake cable replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a handbrake cable replacement on my Volvo 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 Volvo 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 on my Volvo?
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.
How often should I replace my Volvo handbrake cable?
The handbrake is important in a variety of situations, such as hill starts, parking on any non flat area and is of course part of the MOT checks. So if the vehicle fails to remain stationary when the handbrake is applied then it is likely that a cable needs replacing.
How common is a handbrake cable replacement on my Volvo?
It really depends on the vehicle and its use as much as anything. Cables will stretch after a time and steel will corrode so it's likely if you are keeping the vehicle for a long time that it will need one replaced at some point.
How much does it cost to fix handbrake on Volvo?
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.
How long do handbrake cables last on my Volvo?
Handbrake cables typically last as long as the car does if they are properly maintained. However, this is an ideal scenario, ultimately how long a handbrake cable will last depends on how the car is used. For example, if the handbrake is overused, the cables can get stretched over time. It can also suffer from rust or corrosion.
Can local garages offer home collection and delivery for Volvo handbrake cable replacement?
Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a handbrake cable replacement on your Volvo. 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 on your Volvo.
Can mobile mechanics do Volvo handbrake cable replacement at my home or office?
Yes, mobile mechanics can do a handbrake cable replacement at your home or office on your Volvo, 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.
How much does a Volvo handbrake cable replacement cost?
The cost for a Volvo handbrake cable replacement depends on the model of your Volvo. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.
These estimates may include Handbrake cable - primary/single, Handbrake cable - secondary, Handbrake cable - primary/single, Handbrake cable - secondary, Handbrake cable (driver side) and/or Handbrake cable (passenger side). We have quotes for 17 model ranges for Volvo , Handbrake Cable Replacement.
|Volvo 240||£132||Get exact price|
|Volvo 460||£113||Get exact price|
|Volvo 480||£168||Get exact price|
|Volvo 850||£130||Get exact price|
|Volvo 940||£79||Get exact price|
|Volvo 960||£224||Get exact price|
|Volvo C30||£109||Get exact price|
|Volvo C70||£180||Get exact price|
|Volvo S40||£101||Get exact price|
|Volvo S60||£174||Get exact price|
|Volvo S80||£75||Get exact price|
|Volvo V40||£139||Get exact price|
|Volvo V50||£139||Get exact price|
|Volvo V70||£131||Get exact price|
|Volvo V90||£151||Get exact price|
|Volvo XC70||£105||Get exact price|
|Volvo XC90||£158||Get exact price|
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- Volvo V60
- Volvo S70
- Volvo XC60
Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a handbrake cable replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.
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