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    Hi fellow vectra c owners i have a big problem my handbrake has failed on me and ive been told that it's because my passenger side caliper is faulty usually id say ill wait till i get paid but i have two very young children in my car and the risk of them getting hurt is far to great to do so has any1 got a caliper i can buy off them so i can put this right please thanks i can collect if not a hell of a lot of miles from midlands thanks peeps

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    Callum have you actually checked the caliper? The handbrake on mine stopped working on the nearside and when I checked it I found that all that had happened was that the handbrake return spring on the actual caliper had rotted away, was a 5 minute fix.

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    hi mate yeah i looked everything seemes to be working but caliper just not stopping the wheel from turning but thanks for that i will endever to check it again tomorrow cheers buddy thanks for replying

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    Have you checked the cable is good and tight where it goes into the caliper?
    Last edited by rushy; 5th September 2010 at 21:46.

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    i think it was last time i looked i will checkagain in morning when im at work so can get it up on van ramps thnks

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