IRS fitted cars all have the same problem when it comes to handbrakes, go buy a Holden and you'll have the same problem..
Although i haven't had any issues with my new one with 3,000 kms on it, nor has our 40,000 km old car. But then again I'm pretty careful in how i apply it without pulling it on too hard (thats what stuffs them).
What I tend to do these days is also leave the car in gear on the hill.
Front of the car pointing up the hill (potentially rolling backwards) leave it in first
Front of the car pointing down the hill (roll forwards) leave it in reverse.
Also pull the handbrake on.
Falcon Killer (if you believe what Ford Service Departments have to say about me)
AU II XR6 - October 2001 ~ December 2002 - RIP
BA XR6 - December 2002 ~ Soon to disappear if Ford CRC can't fix it....
45,000km service coming up - and i'll be asking for a sizable list of fixes:
* Gearbox (3rd time)
* Steering click (5th time)
* Brake Shudder (2nd time, and has the applied "Fix")
"The TE50 is the best high performance sedan Australia has ever produced"
Street machine Feb 2002
TE50T3 Remember the GTHO? well your getting close.
Motor mag Jan 2002
Wouldn't you love to say that about your car?You loosers
i must have a good one then. mine has 22000 on the clock and the handbrake works fine. i park it on a steep drive every few days and there hasn't been any problems. mine must have been installed on payday when everyone was happy...
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