• Tiny
  • geiri
  • 2001 Nissan Almera
  • 129,000 miles

For a about 6 months or so my handbrake doesn´t want to release back. When I pull it it will hold good but by this time I have to take a small hammer and dapp the lever back, otherwise it is holding. It is a little more on one side. The cables seem to be in good condition. Do the calibers need to be taken out and cleaned or is there another way. I put in new brake pads approx. 1 year ago. With much appreciation for an answer. I would be very thankful. With warm greetings from Mr. Sigurgeir H. Bjarnason, in Iceland

Monday, October 24th, 2011 AT 11:51 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Dan_K
  • Expert
  • 222 posts

Check the parking brake actuators on the rear brakes for binding. But it's possible that the cables themselved may be bound.

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 AT 9:46 PM

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