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ok today i went to drive my truck(parents not home) and i disengaged the e brake and it would not move. the truck would lurch forward but wouldnt go. i pumped the brakes checked the e brake it looks like it dissengages but i engaged and dissengaged 20 times and it still wont move somebody please please help
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Lube the parking brake cable with some penetrating oil. You'll notice the cover over the cable is just a tight coil of wire so that you can do this every year so the cable won't get stuck.
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ok ill try that thanks
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well that worked out good. thanls so much. i hit it the first time with wd40 and one wheel broke free adn then hit the other one and it worked great. thank you so much.
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good save dave!
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Been there, done that. Glad I could help.
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