If the release won't work you have to get someone to look at it and find out what happened, If the brake is going off and it is just the light, add brake fluid.
true... did you pull the release on the console ? maybe the connector for it slipped off. its really easy, go to the top of the e-brake and at the same time move the release, you should feel a wire pushing in and out. grab the line and feel around for a metal piece with a gap in it and pull it towards the floor. this releases the brake and you should reconnect it via weld or something.
A stuck parking brake could be caused by several things. The brake cable that operates that brake could be stuck, or the mechanism could be stuck at the wheel. The wheel will need to be removed and the cable and emergency brake arms will have to be checked.
the parking brake may be stuck and that causes the brakes to lock up completely, and the horn and lights will stick work if the parking brake is stuck.
my parking brake release did not take off the parking brake on my 2001 chevy s10? is there a way to disengage it?
stuck parking brake/stuck brake caliper
If the parking brake doesn't hold my guess is the parking brake shoes are shot. Also inspect the parking brake cables, they may be stuck and in need of replacement. The parking brake is designed to hold the vehicle in a parked position and not to be used as an emergency brake to stop a vehicle.
If the parking brake pedal on your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 is stuck to the floor, you might have broken the parking brake cable. Remove the rear tires to see if the cable is still attached and replace it as needed.
the eldorado has an automaatics parking break. as soon as you put the transmission in gear the parking break releases.
Parking brake will not release even manual will not work on 1994 cadillac deville
Check the switch and/or make sure the parking brake pedal is all the way up if it is not that might be air in your brake lines or leak
To fix the parking brake on the Escort, you need to find the problem. Make sure that the brake control in the car is releasing, then check the cables for any kinks or sticking spots. Check the cables at the brakes to see if the mechanism is stuck.
wd-40 and a hammer
Could be, Transmission failure, Parking brake stuck (frozen brake cables),
If the parking brake cable is stuck, it is probably rusted in place. Try squirting WD-40 into the cable itself. If not, you will have to replace the cable.
Set the parking brake before you put the shift in park when parking.Take shift out of park before releasing the parking brake when driving.
A stuck caliper piston. Stuck caliper slide pins. Pinched brake line/hose. Frozen/stuck parking brake cable/mechanism.
cut the cable or disconnect the cable from the calipers
The cables are corroded. You will need to replace the cables. To free them up you will need to disconnect them from the parking brake levers on both rear brakes.
Sticky or stuck brake calipers. Sticky or stuck parking brake mechanism.
Cause it Fails! Either the transmission is shot or the parking brake is stuck on.
You have to remove the brake caliper first. Then you might have to slack the parking brake. The parking brake on read disc in inside the back of the rotor. If you cannot slack the parking brake, the you will have to hit the rotor ( with a small 5 lb hammer ) to loosen it. Might take a little time if it is stuck on.
1. The parking brake is still set. 2. The parking brake was set and is rusted or stuck in place
The bolt is stuck and can't seem to come off.
The parking brake is designed to automatically self-adjust every time it is applied. However, if the mechanism has become frozen or stuck, it can be adjusted manually by a mechanic or a knowledgeable amateur.
Corroded brake wheel cylinder, or caliber, parking brake stuck.
It's probably telling you there's a potentially dangerous brake problem on your car. You definitely want to investigate. It could be something as simple as stuck or overly tight parking brake cable too. But if you're not comfortable doing brake work, take it to a shop ASAP.