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Emergency brake will not hold my one ton chevy truck.

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emergency brake will not hold...
emergency brake will not hold my one ton chevy truck
JA: Have your brakes ever been replaced? Have you checked the brake fluid?
Customer: replaced rotors, pads , park brake pads
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2006 silvarado one ton truck or 30 series
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have replaced everything I can think of and I am a good mechanic,
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I do not know what else could be wrong and I am doing all the work myself.
Submitted: 22 days ago.Category: Chevy
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Good morning,

It sounds like either the cable is stretched out or maybe the parking brake cable auto-adjuster is not pulling on the cable enough. When you depress the parking brake pedal can you watch the parking brake shoes expand like they should, or the cable travel like normal?

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