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2004 Honda Civic Base 4dr Sedan GX CVT w/Side Airbags

2004 Honda Civic
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
30 mpg city / 34 mpg hwy
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January 18, 2013, 10:29 am

Darius P
 

Question: Accidentaly cut a small hole in the rubber covering my e brake. Should I worry?

I was freeing my E brake because it was frozen on due to cold weather, and I accidentally cut a small hole in the rubber covering the cable behind the rear drum. Should I worry about this?


January 24, 2013, 12:09 pm

Elizabeth K
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If you live somewhere where the roads are salted, then it might cause some corrosion in the parking brake mechanism, over time. It should not affect your primary brakes, though. And you may want to try to patch the hole with RTV or something to see if that helps.


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