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Releasing Parking Brake

I have a 2001 Chevy S-10. I can put on the parking brake but the problem is when I try to release it. I pull the level but it doesn't always release. I can pull it several times and will eventually release. What can I do?

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    1996 c4 corvette parking brake lever has tension when pulled back but does not stay back when released

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    when pulled back, lever has tension but goes forward when released

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Adjust the park brake cable first (3 pedal clicks and brake should start to engage the rear wheels) then lube the park brake ratchet release parts (under the dash) with WD40, this should take care of the problem.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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The first thing i would check is the cable at the park brake ped. next would be to clean and adjust rear brakes

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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