> > > Dan wrote: > > > > > > I removed the release handle and found that the cable > > > was disconnected. I reconnected it, only to now have a > > > release handle that sticks out of the dash 2"-3", and > > > still doesn't release the parking brake, which also > > > continues not to latch.
> > Mitch wrote: > > > > It sounds to me like something is stuck, and it's ALWAYS > > releasing the parking brake. Kinda what I was thinking > archer75--- wrote: > > Nothing has been said about solvents such as Blaster or > WD-40. I squirt everything remotely connected to a system > with WD-40 first since the smell goes away faster. Too bad it doesn't work very well. > If that doesn't work, I use stinking PB Blaster and repeat > the process. Been doing that ever since ... > "Eveready" (circa 1940s-50s) was the favorite solvent which > was far better than any of the stuff available nowadays. Have you tried Kroil/Arokroil? Or automatic transmission fluid and acetone? I acquired a monster chain-type come-a-long and am currently soaking the chain in a (covered) bucket of ATF and acetone. We'll see... It took most of a gallon of used ATF to cover the chain. I put a bit less than 2 cups of acetone. Maybe not enough - but I'm cheap! _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com