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My 2004 gmc sierra z71 truck the emergency brake handle inside the truck will not release the pedal when applied. When I pull on the handle it will hang there like there is no pulling the cable to release the pedal. can you help?

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You could have a sticking cable to one of the rear brakes. Need to inspect it from below. If you do a lot of off-roading the cable may only need lubricated.

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