parking brake assembly??

Discussion in 'Gen 1 & 2 - Suspension, Brake Systems, & Body' started by blue95MTX, May 30, 2020.

  1. blue95MTX

    blue95MTX New Member

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    my parking brake works, but when I release it, it doesn't come all the way back up....this leads to the parking brake light on the dash being constantly lit up.....it only goes away if i hold the pedal up all the way with my hand...then when I let go it ratches down a couple spots and the light goes back on......any idea which specific part I need to fix this?
     
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    The pedal mechanism itself may be just fine.Usually there is a pad on the pedal arm that was a thick rubber. This is notorious for decomposing and turning to goo making a mess and also not able to depress the switch which it was designed to do. You can try and fabricate a home made remedy with cork or something. It's a pain in the ass but this has been an issue with these cars from the beginning. Inherent materials flaw.
     
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    OHHH....that makes total sense and explains the weird sticky goo that covers that entire area....thanks!
     

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