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1997 auto ford courier, handbrake is stuck on,how do I locate it and release it?

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

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 .

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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SOURCE: handbrake on a ford courier 1993 not holding

It is most likely handbrake cable needs tightening so it engages the brakes better when set.

Other possibilities are that your brake shoes and worn and need replacement, or pistons are leaking brake fluid into the drums.

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do you mean the transit with the york diesel in it ?' if so then its 90lbs

Posted on Dec 19, 2010

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