I have a 2004 ford explorer, And my emergency brake its stuck on the upward (off) position. How can I get it unstuck and can I drive it that way

Asked by Dec 04, 2015 at 04:22 PM about the 2004 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Have you tried to step on it? Don't or you will have a can of worms. The emergence cables, and break system are frozen up with rust. Just don't use them.

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Best you get it repaired. If you inadvertently step on the brake, and it engages, you may not be able to release it. Meaning, your stuck.

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