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Parking brake doesn't lock

I have a 1995 Chevy Corsica in which the emergency parking brake doesn't pull up & lock. It was noticed when the button on the handle flew out with the spring.

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If you got all the parts put it back together.. if not.. go to a salvage yard and get another one..

Posted on Dec 31, 2013

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SOURCE: Releasing Parking Brake

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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SOURCE: Emergency brake cable snapped.

cable get rusted and will brock,is wery semple to fix .poll taire and se if is brocen,cable is conected to rear caliper

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: parking brake pedal goes to floor

The disc brake pads are NOT used for the parking brake. The parking brake uses mini-drum type shoes inside the rear disc rotor.

Take a look at http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_change_the_emergency_brake_pads_on_a_2000_Chevy_1500_Silverado_Pickup

For more info

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: My parking brake on a 2000 S-10 Blazer will not

you need to inspect the cables for binding and it checks good then your cables might be pulled out or the actuator at pedal is stuck most GM come a release at assembly ,you may have feel around for it by the actuator just above the pedal .

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

Testimonial: "Finding the accutuator helped me to release the brake. I will need to disassemble the release as it appears there is another problem. Thank you!"

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