Q: i just bought a 6 speed 2000 toyota celica gts and the handbrake engages but only provides a little resistance

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It sounds like it engages and i believe it does, but it does not come close to keeping the car still even on a small hill. i already tried tightening the cable but it would not do anything as it was tightened as much as i could get it already.

My car has 191381 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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