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Re: Handbrake fault and binding brake help :-)

Hi hope you see this in time, I had similar issue with mine recently which was diagnosed as a new module by the garage BUT I chose to investigate and it was a seized cable at the Caliper end. The plastic liner on the cable had deteriorated and rucked up inside the cables outer black casing locking the cable solid. The cure is take the module off and working from the ball end that fastens to the apparently seized caliper spray WD40 into the cable end and then using pliers etc keep trying to pull/work the metal cable free, stripping any plastic sleeve that shows up, it takes some time but eventually got mine freed up and moving freely.
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