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Emergency Brake doesn't lock in place '01 Chey Cavalier 2.2L

I can pull up on the e-brake and it engages whatever wheel to stop the car, but it doesn't stay in the engaged position. It doesn't click when going up, so it doesn't stay in upright position. Its like there is a spring broken or something.

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The ratchet assenbly(handle and all) will most likely need to be replaced although sometimes you can lubricate the locking mechanism. either way you will have to remove the center console with the right tools it is pretty straight forward

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