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Re: Really need help please #2

On the Handbrake.
Disconnect the cable and check if the caliper or cable is jammed.
Usual is cable.
You can, hopefully, turn the operating lever on the caliper a little to get enough room to pop the cable end out of the U on the arm.
New cable set, around 20 quid on fleabay.
May be able to flood the old cable with oil and get it moving.
If it is the caliper seized, it is a replacement job.
Quite straightforward.
Last one I did was around 60 quid for an exchange unit.
I would not recommend trying to rebuild one yourself.
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