Emergency brake not working after pads and shoes were changed. Can the cable have snapped?

Asked by Jun 21, 2007 at 06:02 PM about the 2002 Toyota RAV4 Base

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It could be that the cable is just extremely loose and needs to be tightened. That would be my best guess.

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