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Grand scenic rear brakes binding

Hi all hope somebody can help with this recently had my 2004 grand scenic in for mot front coil spring needed and some bulbs out sorted that my self but not in time limit for retest couldn't get in at same garage so went to another they failed it on totally different things rear breaks binding and new offside break pad worn there now telling me the electronic hand break is causing rear brake to bind I've had no hand break fault show and they have never done one of these before anyone got any advice other than try another mot center as I've paid twice now cheers
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Re: Grand scenic rear brakes binding

If the rear parking brake was on and the vehicle was moving it would trigger an error message more than likely just a good clean of the brake pads should free them up.
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Re: Grand scenic rear brakes binding

Likely to be sticking cables.
Strip out and oil may help for MOT but on Grand Scenic, the official answer is replace handbrake unit as Renault do not supply cables alone.
There are now sellers on Ebay I think who sell aftermarket cables but how good they are, dunno.
Replacing cables is not beyond to average DIY BTW.
Can talk you through it if that is the way you want to go.
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