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My emergency brake is out again on my 2000 Chevy Silverado

Exactly one year ago I had my emergency brake fixed on my truck because I was told it had to work for inspection.

They charged me $75-$100 to fix it. I remember them saying something about a recall or something with these year models having problems with the emergency brake and/or the cable mechanism that locks it.

Anyway, I was really wanting to know my options before taking it to a place like that again and getting charged for it. I was reading on here about other people getting it fixed for free? Is that true or should I pay these guys again to fix something that will be broke again in a year.

Please help. I need some clarification on the whole mess.

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I had a 2002 silverado and there was a recall for the same thing,plus a few others. Take it to a chevy dealer, they will check the vin# to see if your truck is among the recalls,If it is they will fix it, no charge. Any recall on any vehicle, the dealer has to fix it for nothing.

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