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    Default pk brake on Tahoe not working

    I recently had my 99 Tahoe to a spring shop to get a leaf replaced and ever since my parking brake doesn't work. Is there anything that could have unhooked or what?
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    Short answer: yes it is possible they unhooked the parking brake cable and forgot to reconnect it. 1st thing I'd do is crawl under, locate the cable, and make sure it looks hooked up all the way to the rear.
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    Agree w above, but If that is not the problem I would take it back to the shop
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    Quote Originally Posted by 04sierracrewcab View Post
    Agree w above, but If that is not the problem I would take it back to the shop
    Even if that is the problem I'd take it back and make them fix it.
    Most likely they left the parking brake cable unhooked.
    They probably had to remove the cable to replace the leaf spring and may have gotten the adjustment out of whack also.
    Either way they didnt finish the job and should be held accountable for their work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tbplus10 View Post
    Even if that is the problem I'd take it back and make them fix it.
    Most likely they left the parking brake cable unhooked.
    They probably had to remove the cable to replace the leaf spring and may have gotten the adjustment out of whack also.
    Either way they didnt finish the job and should be held accountable for their work.
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    Default sounds liek it could be GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 05042

    You may want to look into this. Did they ever figure out what was causing the Parking Brake to not work? I had a similar experience this is my post here.

    http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/sho...6289#post96289

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    prolly ust left one of the tension ing clamps or brackets unhooked

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