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Vehicle rolls with parking break engaged

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If u put the shifter in park it still rolls mine was doing the same i looked under the dash and seen the cable adjuster broken its a plastic piece u can buy at pick n pull or junk yard if u have one in ur town also eazy to fix after then look up more and move around the shifter when u find it see if ur bolts are on i was missing one also found at junk yard just move it till it goes in u might need to turn the key to put it in r or n after that look for any lose wires and hook it bacj where they go thats it ur done

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Theres an adjustment on the cable under the car try adjusting it a little that should fix your problem

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Hi there!

This sounds serious - and could be expencive, so get the rear brakes checked over as soon as you can.

I think it is related to the handbrake adjuster failing, or the cables siezing in the outers.
This can be verified upon inspection.

There are cases where very hot brakes, have cooled, leading to failure when cooling. This is a manufacturing/ design defect.

Don't take chances with brakes.

If this info proves useful, please spare a moment to rate as Fixya! Thanks.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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