Handbrake Cable

What is a Handbrake Cable?

The Handbrake Cable is part of the car Braking System system. We have 1 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 22 owner problems that mention it.

What problems can be caused by a faulty Handbrake Cable?
22 problems that mention the Handbrake Cable

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Hand brake not holding the car in a parked position and/or self disengaging?? Any tips..

Hand brake not doing it's job of holding car in a parked position when on a small decline or incline. Also, noticed brake lever has jumped out of it's locked position. You walk away from car showing ...

2003 Ferrari 575 Maranello
Posted: Jul 13, 2021
Occasional amber engine light on, and had the glow plug light flash??

I noticed only a few weeks ago, i been getting afew.... what id consider small issues? first time a month ago, i got the car go into limp mode for all of 5 seconds, after being in 3rd gear and droppin...

2005 Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCi
Posted: Dec 29, 2015
Squeak when brake released

I have a very annoying squeak when brake is released at offside rear wheel, it's there only when handbrake is off whether driving or stopped and not there when handbrake is on, i removed brake shoes o...

2004 Nissan Almera 1.5
Posted: Oct 22, 2015
Petrol gauge faulty

I ran out of petrol and yet the petrol gauge showed I had at least 18 litres in the tank. What wrong, how to fix? is it expensive? and could I do the work?

2003 Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6
Posted: May 31, 2015
Corsa won't start

My Problems began with my key turning over and the engine dying. I would need to rev the car for a good ten minutes to get it started. I needed a new clutch, gearbox, coilheads, sparkplugs and handbra...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2
Posted: Feb 19, 2015
Tyres screeching

Each time I start driving my car I hear a high pitched screeching sound that seems to be coming from the wheels. After a few minutes of driving i can no longer hear it. This has been happening for ov...

2005 Peugeot 307 2.0L XSE Auto
Posted: Sep 16, 2013
Handbrake problem

Hello, Just want to pick collective thoughts really. I recently carried out an 80k service on my Zafira. In order to negate removing the undertray I placed the car on a set of drive on ramps. W...

2003 Vauxhall Zafira 2.0 DTi 16V Design
Posted: Jan 22, 2013
Hand Brake sticking

Can anyone suggest a solution or explanation. When my car has been sat overnight my handbrake "brake" stays put and when I try to pull away it won't move unless I step on the gas. Once I get moving I...

2000 Vauxhall Tigra 1.4
Posted: Dec 19, 2012
Handbrake not holding on hill

HI, Hope someone can help... so last night i pulled up in the petrol station and engaged my handbrake... it came all the way up to the top, i have tried to park the car on a hill (to test) and the ha...

1996 Peugeot 306 1.9 Dt
Posted: Nov 1, 2011
Handbrake cable

Iwant to change the handbrake cable but don't know how to get to the lever end(lever not electric) to change it

2003 Renault Scenic 1.4
Posted: Aug 10, 2011
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