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Emergency brake When I apply the emergency brake the car still moves. However, the brakes on the vehicle work just fine. What do I need to do to remedy this problem?

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    93 Mazda MX6 The parking brake does not engage. The cables are OK but

    even when I manually throw the levers on the calipers all of their travel limits

    the wheel (airborn) spins freely. I have not pulled the calipers yet and can only see the outer pads which appear to be about 3/8 in thick as yet.

    With no brake applied I can hear a slight rub of pads on rotors so have not

    turned the adjusting gear as yet. Any sugestions



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An adjustment can be made at the rear brake calipers or drum.. inspect brake shoes if worn out. a good gas station with an competent mechanic can help you with that

Posted on May 16, 2008


Just pull it to the near garage

Posted on May 16, 2008


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When I step on the brake I don't hear no clicking noise what is wrong?

What kind of clicking noise do you expect to hear? Applying the main brakes is usually a silent activity.
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Parking brake functions but will not stop car?

The brake shoes or pads seem to be out of adjustment, the components inside the brake drum could also be corroded frozen . Unless you are qualified to do brake work, I don't recommend you do it yourself . Its called an emergency brake for just that reason ,you and your familys life could depend on it working correctly what ever the cost go to a professional .

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How do I release a stuck on emergency park brake?

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Stick is lock on park cant put on drive by pressing break wy

have friend bump car just a little to move it apply break put on parking break
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I replaced my rear brakes. Does the emergency brake automatically adjust itself?

Yes.....and no. Emergency brake should have been checked during brake pad replacement.
Most do adjust to new return to factory adjustment setting due to new pads .

The E brake lever should be applying braking to the wheels after three clicks are heard during application of the Emergency brake.

Lift rear of car and apply emergency brake to the third click. Now both rear wheels should drag equally but not be locked up.
If not, adjustment required.

However, late model cars need a scanner to pull back the pistons and install pads.

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Did you have the emergency brake set? Is the temperature below freezing? I have had water freeze in the emergency brake cable housing and it kept the brakes applied.

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