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Left e-brake on and drove 6 months ago wrecking the cable which leaves the e-pedal down. And now no e-brake. Today rotated the tires and put the truck back on the ground only to find that it will not move. The e-brake has apparently locked again and now will not release. What is the easiest and cheapest way to get me moving again?

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Pull the ebrake pedal up with your foot while pulling the ebrake handle with your hand. The ebrake on the wheel that is locked just disconnect it from the wheel brake! cheap fix

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