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My parking brake is stuck and won't release. Yeah, its a…

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My parking brake is...

My parking brake is stuck and won't release

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tried pumping the regular brake a few times?

Yeah, its a spring loaded parking brake and normally it is about 2/3 of the way toward the floor and now it is pretty much at the floor

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

2014 chevy tahoe

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Tahoe yourself? What have you tried so far?

I've tried just pumping the emergency brake quicker also pumped the brake pedal but nothing i had to go to work this morning and so i borrowed a car and now trying to figure out the next step

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No that's it

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Chevy Mechanic: Mike S., Chevy Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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Hi, I am Mike, welcome. I'm reviewing your question.

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Chevy Mechanic: Mike S., Chevy Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Does this have a parking brake release handle or is this the automatic type?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
it is the automatic spring loaded type
Chevy Mechanic: Mike S., Chevy Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Sorry, I have no information at all about how to diagnose that problem. The only thing I can think of is to release the tension on the single main parking brake cable, under the vehicle and then try to release the parking brake pedal again.

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Chevy Mechanic: Mike S., Chevy Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Try this 2014 Chevy Truck Tahoe Parking Brake Cable Adjuster Enabling procedure.

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Chevy Mechanic: Mike S., Chevy Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Before that one try this Parking Brake Cable Adjuster Disabling.

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