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Old 07-02-12, 22:23
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Wow! for a min there i thought that said ''my wife has grease nipples''
A bit warmer today and now my handbrake is fine.

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Old 08-02-12, 19:20
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I have this issue have tried greasing the ends tons top water but still frozen solid in morning so thinks new cables are they cheap
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Old 08-02-12, 20:16
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mine froze one side the other day pulled in at garage 2 miles away and it looked like the wheel was on fire there was that much smoke coming off it, anyway it released and has been fine since, but i bet i need new pads in there soon

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Old 08-02-12, 20:29
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Mine was to both smoking like mad stank too
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Old 08-02-12, 22:56
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Real glad I searched for this coz I had exactly the same issue! Nearside rear frozen solid. Got a hot gun on it and it was good to go after 5 mins but have decided not to use handbrake and just leave in gear until it warms up then get under and sort it. V. interesting to read about handbrake cable which is probably the issue.

Thanks for the wise words and advice guys, appreciate it!
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Old 08-02-12, 23:36
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Wow! for a min there i thought that said ''my wife has grease nipples''
A bit warmer today and now my handbrake is fine.

Bonzey
Oooh easy fella !! Just what I was thinking !!!
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Old 09-02-12, 09:51
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Happened to me the other day, just gave the calipers a good smack with a hammer and a piece of metal i fed through the wheel, worked a treat!
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Old 10-02-12, 22:18
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my turn tonight mind you the forcast said minus 5 here in suffolk
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Old 10-02-12, 23:27
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Its common , ive got new cables greased wd40 run down the cables and it still freezes if mega cold, i just leave it in gear its not the end of the world


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Old 10-12-17, 20:12
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Got caught out with this this morning. Extension cable and boyfriend's hairdryer got it sorted after 15 mins or so. Forecast for -8 tonight so parked in gear. Planning to take the van away for some snowy weekends skiing so will need to try and get the cables replaced to avoid getting stuck.
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