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Broken e brake cable

I have been reading the other posts on e brakes. I think my cable either broke or came off of the release handle. My e brake is still engaged and the release is very loose, I don't feel any tension. I have a 98 Olds Bravada. Is there any way of disengaging the e brake until I get the cable fixed?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    cut the cable

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You need to get under the dash or kick panel on the left hand side,,,take a flat blade screw driver with you and a pair of plyers,,,you should be able to trip the release with just those tools.

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