Expert Advice for Emergency Brakes

All Questions on Emergency Brakes

Why is my brake light on while I’m driving?
The brake light randomly popped up on my dashboard and I don’t know what to do. I don’t notice any performance issues. Any idea why my brake light is on while I’m driving?
Pat Roache
Jan 28, 2022
When should you use the handbrake on a driving test?
I’m about to take my driving test, and I’m nervous about the parking brake! Everyone keeps telling me that the examiner may dock me for overusing it. When are you supposed to use your emergency brake?
Michelle Ballestrasse
Jan 26, 2022
How do I turn on the Nissan Rogue emergency brake?
I live in a really hilly area, so I need to use my e-brake often. Unfortunately, I’m having trouble figuring out how to activate it in my new car. How do I turn on the Nissan Rogue emergency brake?
Heather Bernhard
Apr 01, 2022
What should you do if your brakes fail while driving?
I’m not always confident in my driving abilities and I drive an old clunker. While I try to keep up with maintenance, I feel like my brakes might be starting to fail. What should I do if my brakes fail while I’m behind the wheel?
Eric Schad
Feb 21, 2022
How do you fix an emergency brake?
I’m wondering how to fix an emergency brake and if it’s something I can do myself. I’ve changed brake pads and stuff before. Is this much harder than that?
Matt Terzi
Feb 11, 2022
How long does it take to fix an emergency brake?
My emergency brake isn’t working correctly. I’m a little bit handy with car repairs, but I’ve never fixed an emergency brake and I’m not sure what’s involved. How long does it take to fix an emergency brake? Should I take it to a shop instead?
Matt Terzi
Feb 11, 2022
How can you stop a car with a jelly sandwich?
I heard a joke the other day but I never got the punchline, and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. How do you stop a car with a jelly sandwich?
Liz Jenson
Mar 23, 2022
What do I do when I'm driving a car with ABS and the brakes fail?
I have a 2007 Honda Civic that I bought brand new. It’s been a great car, but recently, the brakes feel strange. I took the car in and the mechanic assured me that everything’s tip-top. As a failsafe, I just want to know what to do in a braking emergency. What should I do if my car has ABS and the brakes fail?
Eric Schad
Jan 24, 2022
How often should you change the brake fluid in a Honda?
I just learned that I need to change the brake fluid in my car, and I have no idea how many changes I’ve missed. How frequently should I be changing the brake fluid in my Honda?
Liz Jenson
Dec 27, 2021
How do you turn off the emergency brake on a Honda Civic?
How do you turn off the emergency brake on a Honda Civic?
Melanie Mergen
Apr 08, 2022
How do you turn off the auto park brake on a Jeep?
I drive a 2017 Jeep Renegade and I can’t find the auto park brake controls! How do you turn off the auto park brake on a Jeep?
Melanie Mergen
Apr 08, 2022
How do you turn off the parking brake on a Subaru Outback?
I used my parking brake for the first time today, and now I’m realizing I can’t figure out how to switch it off! How do you turn off the parking brake on a 2021 Subaru Outback?
Melanie Mergen
Apr 08, 2022
How do you turn off the emergency brake on a Hyundai Sonata 2020?
I accidentally turned on my parking brake and now I can’t figure out how to turn it off. How do you turn off the emergency brake on a 2020 Hyundai Sonata?
Melanie Mergen
Apr 08, 2022

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