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27431Re: [classicrv] parking brake cable.

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  • JerryK
    May 2, 2007
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      Beg to differ, I live in Michigan (freezing weather) and have used the parking brake on every car I've owned, every day, and they never stick, freezing weather or not.

      betnden@... wrote:
      He should have also said, don't use the parking brake in cold weather. It
      will freeze and won't let go until it's thawed. Same thing with wipers.
      Don't just turn the key off, make sure they are 'parked' first, otherwise
      you are taking a chance of ripping the blades or burning up the wiper motor.

      Dennis in Eastexas
      "It's not Rocket Surgery"

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "JerryK" <regal5575@...>
      To: <classicrv@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 11:38 PM
      Subject: Re: [classicrv] parking brake cable.

      >I remember my Dad telling me to make a decision, either use your
      >parking/emergency brake all the time or don't use it at all. Meaning: If
      >you don't use it all the time it will rust and stick/seize when you
      >eventually do use it, and cause you brakes to drag.
      > JerryK

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