Always Press the Handbrake Button? Myth Busted!

Always Press the Handbrake Button? Myth Busted! When you enter the world of cars, ...

Always Press the Handbrake Button? Myth Busted!

When you enter the world of cars, there are a bunch of myths out there, no matter what kind of equipment you’re looking at.

From tires to brakes and everything in between, someone has heard a story about how to best preserve your ride, whether that story be true or not.

This time, we check out the rumors behind how the ratcheting mechanism on your parking brake works and why, contrary to some opinions, it isn’t necessary to push down the button when you’re engaging it.

Check out the video below from the guys over at Engineering Explained that tells all about how this process works and why you don’t even need to worry about it!

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