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1996 Subaru Legacy L Wagon: Handbrake button is stuck in shaft.

The handbrake will not engage. I am unable to set the handbrake, when parking the car. Please advise how I can get the button to release, so I can set the handbrake when parking.

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This is generally a failure in the hand brake assembly itself.Pulling the center console will reveal the mechanism that locks the brake cable in the unit.You probably will notice its inability to hold in this area which will necessitate replacement .

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Your brake cables may be frozen, or rusted up.

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