PARKING BRAKE WILL NOT RELEASE,HANDLE MOVES,BUT STILL LOCKED

2000 Hyundai Accent

Tiny

carp58

October, 16, 2011 AT 9:05 PM

Parking brake handle moves, but brake stuck, any suggestions?

1 Answer

Tiny

caradiodoc

October, 16, 2011 AT 9:26 PM

Rear cable rusted tight and won't release under spring pressure. You can try flexing the casings just in front of the rear wheels to see if the cable will slide back to the released position. The proper final repair is to replace the cable.

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