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90 Camry emergency brake does not engage

The emergency brake is broken on my daughter's Camry. It goes up & down, but does not engage or keep the car from moving.. How does it work? On a cable? We can't find a cable that might be disconnected.
Please help, she needs it to work for her river's license road test.

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    Thanks. The back shoes are worn out and will only cost around $20 to replace!

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Sounds like the cables are sezed up.Nothink you can do but replace them. They might just need adjusting. Also if you have drums on the back the shoes might be worn right out causeing the hand brake to pull up to much. unless you can diagnose and repair the proplem you self best bet is to get a good garage to sort it.

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