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Just had an irate Missus on phone! Hand/parking brake handle came off in her hand. I've searched the forum and numerous people have had it happen but has anybody actually replaced it themselves? I gather the part is about 12 quid?
 

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This just happened to us the other evening...

Surfette, in her usual heavy handed manner, pulled the handle off whilst dis-engaging the brake.


Looks like it should be simple but would love some insight, if there's any about, before I start ripping it apart to try to replace.

Cheers,

Ev
 

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Excellent... That't the kind of post I like to read..

Will get the part and replace pronto..

Cheers,
Ev
 

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Part ordered and should be in Stealers tomorrow morning..

£12 something ...
 

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EV , mrs w main driver & after countless similar posts have trained her to apply footbrake without trying to push it through floor & gently release handle ,
sods law it,l bust on me !!!!!!!!
 

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I know where you're coming from regards gently releasing the handle but ours seems to always require a couple of tugs, forgive me vicar, to make the light go out and the 'release brake' warning go away
 

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not trying to tell you anything new EV but took me a while to suss it out after countless mercs with hand release which you pull on as hard as you can to release , ,the treg operates a bit different , ,just pull back the handle (firm but fair) then hold for a couple of seconds before letting go , ,takes a couple of practises but works a treat when you get it right
 

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Cheers Dude / Dudes...

Picked up the part today and had fitted it in about 5 minutes (once I found my pointed pliers to grab and pull the cable end back out when it sprung back in).

Nice one!
 
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