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Emergency brake will not work after new shoes have been replaced. foot peddle will not set brake.

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  • masseys2 May 11, 2009

    have checked all of the above.

    the problem is the foot peddle won't go down at all.

    I beleave if I had a brake diagram I could see what is wrong,

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It sounds like the shoes weren't adjusted correctly or the e-brake cables weren't hooked up right. If you have no tension at all when setting the parking brake, the cables might me off the arm or possibly broken. If there is a little tension when setting the brake try readjusting the shoes.

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