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Date: 1 Jan 1998 20:58:11 -0700
From: klaus <klausnopsamsion.xmission.com>
Subject: Re: '86 9000T Emergency Brake


David Spital <dgscunopsamc.ais.columbia.edu> wrote: > The emergency brake on my '86 9000T froze up last night. Can someone > explain the hand brake system - is it independent or does it work off > of the regular brakes? It's cable actuated. Independent(same disks of course). Has to be.. it's the law. > What can I do to prevent this from happening > again? Don't set it when its cold. I don't use mine most of the winter since I live in a very snowy, cold climate. When it's warm, I'll actuate it several times so it doesn't corrode in place and stays lubed. Every car I have and have had has done the same thing. -klaus

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