[DML] Parking Brake...NOT!
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[DML] Parking Brake...NOT!

My D's parking brake has never really worked (since I've had the 
car - about 2 1/2 years). I had it adjusted while it was in DMC 
Garden Grove's shop but still not good.

I can pull the handle all the way up to stop, and it feels like it's 
tightening, but I can then also drive around all day with it in that 
position and roll backwards at stoplights on an incline or see it 
roll across the sloped parking lot if I didn't leave it in gear.  In 
general, I just don't use it at all.

The brakes, in general work perfectly.  No complaints at all, there.

I haven't pulled the rear wheels off to actually look at the parking 
brake pads, but Don and Danny had them off, replacing the wheel 
bearings a while back and didn't say anything about the pad being 
bad, etc.  I trust those guys to let me know if something is 
obviously amiss.

So I guess my question is: has anyone else had problems like this 
and is there anything specific I should look for when I climb under 
to check out the cables, mechanisms, pads, etc.?


Craig Werner

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