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    broke the parking brake disengage handle

    Hey everyone,

    So i was pulling on the parking brake disengage handle and the mechanism broke inside. The handle is still attached and moves in and out, but it seems to not be attached to anything anymore. I wondered if anyone had some pictures of whats behind it and if this is an easy fix. I'd like to be able to rely on my parking brakes and get this fixed. Thanks in advanced!
    96 Town and Country LXi
    '01 Honda S2000 with boost (448whp 302ft/lbs on pump, 562whp 416ft/lbs on Q16)

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    You can pull off the bottom panel, and behind there is a cable which I believe is attached to the parking brake lever. I once had my hood latch break, and ended up replacing the entire latch with cable, and had a tough time getting the cable back onto the lever, I'm pretty sure the setup is similar if not the same as the parking brake lever.
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    thanks, i'll have to do that and see.
    96 Town and Country LXi
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    Hopefully this might help.
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    amazing!!! thanks Leon
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    Radio,
    I think I had the same problem you did. Mine turned out to be very simple, one of the flanges on the cable housing popped out of it's retainer on the car. I don't recall whether it was the one by the handle or the one down by the pedal. The one by the pedal can be a pain, but if you have a long screwdriver and/or small hands you can push it back in (it almost snaps into place).
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