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Our brake on a Bugaboo Comeleon will not stay locked. Mechanically it works; just will not stay in place.

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I had this exact problem. If I held the lever up, the wheels were locked. So I decided to add a small support that would prop the lever up. I went to the hardware store and bought a package of small eye-screws. I pried open the eye of one of the screws. Then I drilled a hole at the end of the lever, just large enough for me to insert the opened end of the eye. Then I fashioned a support out of plastic (I used InstaMorph, but you could just as easily use a small piece of wood). I screwed the eye-screw into one end of the support, and then rounded the other end so it would ride smoothly on the aluminum rail to which the brake lever is mounted. I drilled a hole at that end of the support to add a cable tie so that the support wouldn't flop around when not in use. It was a lot more fun, and quicker, than dealing with customer support to beg for a replacement part that would probably just break again.

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This sounds like the mechanism within the brake (white brake on the handle bar) has broken inside. I would suggest that you contact who generally will give the parts for this repair free.

Hope this helps.

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