I have a 71 bug. My e brake won't work anymore. I pulled it up and it came apart and fell to the floor. What could the problem be?

Asked by Jul 02, 2015 at 12:10 AM about the 1971 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car still drives no problem. Just broken e brake.

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You need a new emergency brake cable.

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Check cable at the brake end first, possibly split there and an easy fix. But most likely needs to be replaced.

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