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A siezed handbrake on a Toyota celica

The handbrake handle moves but the car doesn't

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If your handy and have a jack and a pair of jack stands, jack the car up (all four tires). go under vehicle and loosen the nut on the equalizer cable. The parking brakes should release. If they don't then have the vehicle towed to a shop. Don't even think about doing anything else.

If your not handy and don't have the items listed above have the vehicle towed to a repair shop.

Posted on May 07, 2010


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