first check your brake fluid it may be low then check the switch at the emergency brake lever it may be stuck
Either your parking brake ( emergency brake ) is on or the brake fluid level in your brake master cylinder in your engine compartment is LOW
If the emergency brake is on the calipers, you need a special tool to compress the caliper. This should be rentable from the parts store.
Buy the Haynes or Chiltons book!
I have a 2000 pontiac grand am gt 3.4 auto trans with rear disc brakes how do i adjust the emergy brakes no adjustment under car how is is done?
i replace my rear brake shoes on 2001 dodge grand caravan and my emergency brake is still not working
The brake pads are actually shoes. The emergency brake relies on the rear brake shoes being applied by tension on the emergency brake cable against the rear drums to hold the car stationary. In other words, the rear brakes double as the emergency (parking) brakes.
where are the oxygen sensors on a 2000 Pontiac grand am and how do you change them?
The emergency or parking brake on 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee operates a set of brake shoes inside a hub on the rear axles, this is incorporated into the disc brake setup.
There could be an issue with the anti lock brakes if it equipped with them. It could also be that the brake fluid is low or the switch for the emergency brake is broken.
You will need to remove the tire and wheel from your 1998 Pontiac Grand Am. Remove the brake assembly spring from the brake pads. The brake pads will come off. Reverse the process to install the new brake pads.