Units with 4 wheel disk brakes may develop at situation where the park brake does not hold as it should. Our technicians tell us this can be caused by worn park brake shoes located inside the drum section of the rear brake disks. The worn shoes should be replaced and properly adjusted to correct this issue.
Parking Brake Does Not Hold Due to Worn Parking Brake Shoes on Chevrolet Suburban 1500
Average mileage: 54,500 (10,000–98,000)
14 people reported this problem
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 150065,000Visitor
Took it in for annual safety and emission inspection. Failed due to the Parking Brake would not hold when parking brake fully depressed and engaged.
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 150055,000Visitor
Have to replace every year before yearly inspection
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 150089,000Visitor
Right side parking brake shoe wore out prematurely. I replaced shoe and rotor.
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 150098,000Visitor
Brake would not hold, replaced pads and rotor.
Parking brake did not hold, broken shoes inside, replaced by dealer, free of charge, but charged me for new pads $97 dollars.
Parking Brake did not hold, Dealer found broken brake shoe, Dealer replaced
Little to no brake work has been performed on this vehicle
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