On the 1986 W124 & w126 cars the PARKING brake cable had many problems with returning!
Not really a recall but replaced so many under warranty back then that seemed like it. The inner cable would stick to the sheathing, modified before 1988 models came out. Front half is the problem.
MERCEDES BENZ MASTER GUILD TECHNICIAN
ASE MASTER TECHNICIAN
27 YEARS DEALER M.B. Shopforeman
190E 2.3 ITS RACECAR
1986 190E 16V