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Below freezing stuck parking break

The parking brake works fine but when the temp is below freezing it is "frozen" in place. If utilized before freezing temps arrive it functions fine but if the temp drops, the handle will go slack but and the rear brakes remain locked. Thank you. jb

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  • Jim Barbour
    Jim Barbour Jan 06, 2013

    i waiting til it happens again only i will have the car on jack stands with the rear wheels off and will then apply heat to cables and brakes to see what is the release point, fix it and get back to you. Thanks for the input!

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Automatic or manual transmission,if manual,use reverse as your e-brake,when parking leave in reverse,won't roll,not even on a hill.I use mine this way,keeps my e-brake from wearing out.

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SOURCE: Rear brakes on my 2004 Honda Accord

there should be an adjustment underneath follow the handbrake cable to where it becomes 2 if that doesnt work there may be like small shoe pads behind the discs check them also.

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if your not experience with brakes i won,t attempt replacing the cable. if you always have a freezing problem use a wheel chuck.
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ck if your brake lights are working, if not, ck the fuse. if fuse is good and brake lights work, could be problem with solenoid not unlocking the lever, there should be a bypass so you can get it into gear (small slot near shifer, put your key in there to release shifter)

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