Parking Brake Cables Frozen Up
I had a problem with the parking brake cables not releasing and it cooked the brakes. The rear brakes were due service anyway so I installed new shoes, hardware, adjuster and drums. Driver side went easy enough but the passenger side was giving me fits trying to get the shoes to seat until it finally dawned on me the parking brake cable was still stuck as if the parking brake was applied - which is wasn't. I removed the cable and the shoes seated fine.
My options now are to replace both rear brake cables, which I dread, or disconnecting the cables entirely so I can drive to the dealer and have them replaced. Rebuilding brakes is something I can handle easily, but at my age, and without a car lift, I don't look forward to squirming around on my back under the truck doing cables. This shouldn't be a problem should it?