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Parking break wont release

Its really hard to push my parking break down. and once i did it the brake will not release.

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I suspect the parking brake cables are rusted & corroded inside the cable housings. They are coated but they do freeze up.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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Manuel Parking brake release the parking brake is stuck and we are trying to get it released how do you do it?


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