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Mike

Mike 2/25/2016

1998 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 8 Cyl 5.70L

Brakes

E brake engages by itself

A friend of mine tells me her ebrake comes on by itself sometimes and will not release. Anyone ever heard of this?

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Teddy B

Teddy B 2/25/2016

Doubt the problem is the Electronic Parking Brake coming on

It would be a system malfunction & the module,motor or rusted cables
would be more likely--neglected brake service as well (basics first)

Like all vehicle issues - the system has to be looked over & checked for
proper operation

You will need a scan tool as well & factory service info is pretty much a must,
before even walking to any vehicle to start testing (have to learn the system
before you can work on it)

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