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parking brake not releasing brake to back wheel 2002 series

Customer Question

parking brake not releasing brake to back wheel
2002 series jaguar s type
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Rob replied 4 years ago.

hi.

i am sorry you have been waiting for so long for an answer,do you still need help with this.

regards rob

Customer: replied 4 years ago.


i don't know what extra imformation you require


 

Expert:  Rob replied 4 years ago.

hi Derek.

i am online until 9pm so can offer you help.

the rear brakes on this model have a shared life with the ford mondeo.

the handbrake mechanism is attached to the brake caliper and are a common fault .

there are two probable causes firstly the cable may have siezed or the brake caliper is at fault .

is this something that you would like to repair yourself with my help?

regards rob

Customer: replied 4 years ago.


i don't know if i said it was an automatic

Expert:  Rob replied 4 years ago.

hi.

this will not make a difference on the caliper side of things.