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Kinked Parking Brake Cable

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by JC47, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. Mar 8, 2012 at 8:01 PM

    JC47 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Dec 3, 2010
    British Columbia
    08 TRD Sport DCLB 4X4
    OME 885, 5100's, 1.5 AAL, DC2's, 265/75/16 Duratracs. Leer Cap, Debadged.
    Hey guys, just looking for some advice or suggestions on how I could go about repairing a kinked parking brake cable. I'm not sure how it happen, but I'm guessing a branch came up and snagged it somehow. What happens now is after I release my parking brake, the brake will stay on for a few minutes before it releases. I guess the kink is preventing the cable from sliding back. Is there any type of sleeve or something I could slide over it to straighten it back out? I priced out a new cable and it was $200 :eek:. Any ideas would be appreciated! Thanks!

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