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    Hey all, how does the handbrake cable detach from rear calipers?
    Does this need to screw of or is mine just seized and need a good wiggle about with a pair of grips?

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    With the handbrake released you should be able to push the spring loaded arm that the cable is attached to - to give you some slack and then you can undo the cable nipple from the arm.

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    It's the black part in this photo, I can get the inside part of the cable off no problem but having problems with the other part, don't want to break something and having to replace more parts.


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    Actually what this guy is doing, mine is not moving at all


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    Right - they should just pull out - try some penetrating oil on it

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    Got it mate, was just afraid it needed to screw out or something and me yanking on it and breaking something. Thanks for all you're help

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