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How do you release emergency brake on a 1999 Yukon with broken release?

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2009-08-11 21:19:11
2009-08-11 21:19:11

Under the drivers seat area, under the truck on the frame rail, you will see the E-brake cable junction. Gently pry this apart and the brake will release. This will allow you to drive the vehicle until you can replace the release lever assembly. Remenber, your brake will not function until you replace the release lever. How about looking at the pedal mechanism just above the pedal and pulling on the release mechanism at the top of the toothed ratchet area where the cable would be if there was still a release cable.

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