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    Default Stupid ****ing brakes

    So took car to a mechanic and reset the handbrake bled the brakes al around toped up with fluid changed front pads and guess what the handbrake still not working not holding the car and can drive with it fully on dies around 9 clicks any idea am lost now
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    Cable stretched ?

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    That what my dad said could be both mechanisms on handbrake where fully moving right so there not jammed or out so comes down to cable I suppose can I tighten it ?????

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    Ps why has my title stars I Only put f in

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    Depends on how much it has streched and previously been adjusted. May need a new one.

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    How do I adjust it I don't think it's ever been adjusted as had brakes from new

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    Swear filter lol. Should have put f*****g brakes lol

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    Pads and discs may be new but cable could be 7 years old and over time they do stretch

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    Ah car only 5 years old ha lol

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    Don't fancy spending the amount of money for a cable of not that lol

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