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Used Ford Fiesta Handbrake Cable

All used Ford Fiesta Handbrake Cable listed on Breakeryard.com are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. Breakeryard.com list cheap new OES or aftermarket car parts at discounted prices or used OEM car parts up to 80% cheaper than main dealer prices for Ford Fiesta from premium breaker yards from across the UK.

About Handbrake Cable

The Fiesta Ford handbrake cable is an essential part of your vehicle’s braking system. It is connected from the handbrake to the parking brake which is connected to the rear wheels of the vehicle using a locking nut.  It is used to operate the emergency handbrake. The handbrake is also used when parking on uneven ground or on a slope in order to stop the vehicle from rolling. It is therefore essential that you keep the handbrake and the attached cable in good condition at all times, being careful to ensure that it is properly tensioned for optimum performance. This tension can be determined using an adjuster and the guide bracket that is attached to the wheel. 

As the Fiesta Ford handbrake cable is used regularly, it can be prone to general wear and tear and fraying, as well as stretching through overuse. Because of the importance of this cable, it is essential to replace it as soon as you notice it’s damaged. 

The Fiesta Ford handbrake cable can also become stuck and not move freely. If this is the case, you can first try lubricating the cable to see if this helps it move more easily. If this doesn’t help a replacement cable will be necessary.

Ford Fiesta trivia

  • The most popular colour choice for a Ford Fiesta is black (with around 17% in terms of sales), then silver (15% of sales), followed by blue (which has 13% of sales).
  • A Ford Fiesta rolls off the production line every 86 seconds.
  • Before finally deciding on the name Fiesta, lots of alternatives were considered. The working name of the Fiesta was the Bobcat.
  • If you were still driving an original 1976 Ford Fiesta, you would be producing around the same amount of emissions as you get from driving 80 modern-day models.
  • A custom made 1.6-litre diesel model managed to clock an incredible 108 miles per gallon over 340 miles.