Parking brake will not release

Tiny
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  • 2000 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
  • 19,000 MILES

Parking brake will not release, any suggestions?

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 6:06 PM

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Tiny
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Is the brake lever not releasing, or is the lever releasing and the brake sticking?

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 6:08 PM
Tiny
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Brake is not releasing

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 6:21 PM
Tiny
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Check the parking brake cables to the rear brakes to make sure none are rusted and sticking. If you have rear disc brakes, remove the rear brakes and rotors to check of the parking brake shoes got jammed or there are damaged or if something has broken.

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 6:27 PM

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