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Emergency brake How or where can I adjust the emergency brake handle It is coming up too high

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Look under the front of the rubber boot that covers the bottom of the park brake handle, u will see a nut on the end of the park brake cable, tighten it until u reach the proper adjustment.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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You arent suppose to ba able to adjst the emergency brakes..
first off the emergency brake is an actual MANUAL line like Bicycle brakes. Not hydraulic lines that are pressured with fluid.
it runs from the emergency brake lever to the emergency brake in the rear wheels. If you are able to pull the emergency brake higher than before, you cable has stretched.
Which means itll probably snap if you use your emergency brake in an emergency. Emergency brakes arent urgent, you dont use them day to day. if youcan afford it, fix it. If not, leave it alone, and drive carefully.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: How can adjust the emergency brake for my 2004 GMC Envoy...

if you have drum brakes you may have to pull the drum and check that the ajusters turn freely and ajust them up. if there disc brakes you may have a stuck caliper or a streched cable there should be an ajuster on the cable just turn it till your happy wilh the slack.

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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