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Doggone it! My son's always putting on that E-brake when he parks it in the garage. The warm weather has made the garage floor damp and now it's stuck good. He tried to move it but it won't budge.

I figured, maybe tap the rear drums with a ballpein hammer, but I better ask for you guys advice, first. Pretty sure it's drums in back, disks in front.

Thanx a bunch, guys. :icon_frown:
 

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I don't know about Hondas, but on many cars / trucks setting the parking brake also adjusts your rear brakes (or at least used to). Unless I have been AutoX-ing, I always use the parking brake when I park.
 

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Yeah, but how do I get the E-brake loose? The car is useless, the way it is now. Anybody got any suggestions???
 

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when in doubt hit it with a hammer, smack the rear drums and I bet you'll see some dust/rust fall out. Shouldn't have to hit them hard just a couple good taps
 

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rubber mallets are always good and normally its not a cable getting caught up on something but that doesn't mean it can't be.
 

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Accord parking brake are actually part of the caliper. Just hit the parking brake adjuster, Cam actuator and cable with high strength penetrant and let it sit for a few hours. If it did not loosen up you might have to heat it with torch to break the corrosion.
 
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