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.
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Parking Brake Does Not Hold Due to Worn Parking Brake Shoes
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Problem
Average Mileage: 150,833 mi (70,000 mi - 254,000 mi)
Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 254,000 mi
My parking break didn't hold so I replaced the break pads. works fine now.
Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 70,000 mi
No parking brake,no repair
Emergency break does not hold when pressed. I can go down the road hit the emergency break and nothing happens