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    Handbrake Stuck

    I went out today and tried to get my car moving and all i got was the car moving but it was dragging the rear passenger wheel. any ideas on how to release the brakes?

    yes the handbreak lever is down.

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    ive had this i just kept going forward/backwards alittle bit untill it release
    Last edited by Pugh125k; 29-12-2009 at 14:08.
    Do you need a new key part/complete new key or does it need repairing i do also have flip keys/standard cases for sale please feel free to pm me for a quote(s)
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    I had this early this morning as i'd left the car for a few days, only way i got it moving was backwards and fowards till the drums release
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    Thanks for the suggestions, unfortunately they didnt work

    Ended up having to get my next door neighbour whos a mechanic out to help. All he did was batter the drums with a hammer until they loosed off lol
    Worked tho so im happy:heelclick:

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    lol its the weather i reckon?

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    yeah, handbrake always sticks when its cold
    but not as bad as it was this morning

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    yea mine does this a lot in winter, annoying as hell

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mackie1990 View Post
    Thanks for the suggestions, unfortunately they didnt work

    Ended up having to get my next door neighbour whos a mechanic out to help. All he did was batter the drums with a hammer until they loosed off lol
    Worked tho so im happy:heelclick:
    that was my next suggestion but lightly tap the drums with the hammer

    Quote Originally Posted by DannyXXX View Post
    lol its the weather i reckon?
    depends on how long the corsa c was stood still, my handbrake is allways off & bricks behind the wheels & steering column locked

    <<<<< ps car is gargaged before anyone says

    & yes it could also be the cold weather

    Quote Originally Posted by ****oSXI View Post
    yea mine does this a lot in winter, annoying as hell
    it is annoying but all corsa's do it
    Do you need a new key part/complete new key or does it need repairing i do also have flip keys/standard cases for sale please feel free to pm me for a quote(s)
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