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SOURCE: 1996 s-10 pickup parking/ e-brake cable remove & install ???

no they are not thet easy if you are not sure would take to professional for help talk to friends i bet they know someone who will help or do it for you

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TO ADJUST REAR PARKING BRAKE CABLE YOU NEED TO RAISE THE REAR OF THE VECHICLE SUPPORT VECHICLE USING JACK STANDS.MAKE SURE VECHICLE PARKED ON LEVEL SOLID GROUND. BLOCK THE FRONT WHEELS REMOVE REAR WHEEL.MAKE SURE PARKING BRAKE IS RELEASED NOW IF YOU HAVE REAR DISC BRAKES REMOVE THE PARKING BRAKE SHOES AND DISCONNECT THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER. UNBOLT THE CABLE HOUSING FROM THE BACKING PLATE UNBOLT ALL CABLE BRACKETS REMOVE THE EXHAUST SHIELD FOR ACCESS TO THE CABLE CLAMPS TRACE THE CABLE FORWARD LOCATE THE CABLE CLAMP LOOSEN THE CLAMP BOLT AND SLIDE THE CABLE HOUSING OUT OF THE CLAMP. DISCONNECT THE CABLE END FROM THE EQUILIZER BY ALIGNING THE CABLE WITH THE SLOT IN THE TOP OF THE EQULIZER SLIDE THE CABLE END OUT OF THE HOLE.THEN YOU PUT EVERY THING BACK IN PLACE VISA VERSA.

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The parking brake release cable on my 1997 dodge grand caravan is broken and the brake is stuck in the engaged position. The entire cable assembly (about 12 inches long) has dislodged somehow so there is...


I had the same thing. just remove the cover from under the steering wheel and you can see the ratchet release lever. You can also remove the metal cover that is under the plastic cover for more visibility. now just reach in with a bit of stiff wire with a hook on the end and pull the lever back to you. that is all the cable does, and voila, the brake is released. now you just have to remember not to push it down again (I did!)

Aug 12, 2011 | 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan

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Diagram for parking brake cables


Removal & Installation
  1. For the 1500HD, relieve the tension from the park brake cable by pulling down on the park brake cable in front of the equalizer then removing the cable from the equalizer bar.
  2. For the 25/35 series Disable the park brake cable automatic adjuster.
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4. Remove the tire and the wheel.
  5. Perform the following procedure to remove the cable (2) from the backing plate (4):
    • Compress the spring (3) by pushing toward the lever (1).
    • Depress the locking tabs.
    • Pull the cable housing out of the backing plate (4).
    • Remove the cable (2) through the slot in the backing plate.
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      Lever (1), cable (2), spring (3) and backing plate (4)

  6. Remove the park brake cable (2) from the lever (1).
  7. Remove the rotor.
  8. Remove the rear axle shaft.
  9. Remove the park brake shoe return spring (6).
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    Park brake shoe assembly 1500HD, 25 and 35 Series
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  10. Remove the park brake shoe anchor springs and pins.
  11. Separate the tips of the shoes from the park brake actuator and remove the park brake shoes and adjuster assembly from the vehicle.

To install:

  1. Clean the debris and the dust from the park brake components using a clean shop cloth.
  2. Install the adjuster assembly to the park brake shoes.
  3. Separate the tips of the shoes and install the park brake shoes to the park brake actuator.
  4. Install the park brake shoe anchor springs and pins.
  5. Install the park brake shoe return spring (6).
  6. Adjust the park brake shoe.
  7. Install the rear axle shaft.
  8. Install the rotor.
  9. Install the park brake cable (2) to the lever (1).
  10. Perform the following procedure to install the cable (2) to the backing plate (4):
    • Compress the spring (3) by pushing towards the lever (1).
    • Route the cable (2) through the slot in the backing plate.
    • Push the cable housing into the backing plate (4) until the locking tabs snap into place.
  11. Install the tire and wheel.
  12. Remove the safety stands.
  13. Lower the vehicle.
  14. Enable the park brake cable automatic adjuster.
  15. For the 1500HD, install the park brake cable to the equalizer by pulling down on the park brake cable in front of the equalizer then installing the cable to the equalizer bar.
  16. Adjust the park brake cable.
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How to connect rear parking brakes cable to caliper on 2001 mustang


Okay, this is the step that says how to REMOVE the cable:

  1. Remove retaining clip from the parking brake rear cable at the disc brake caliper. Release the tension from the parking brake cable and disengage the cable end from the parking brake lever on the brake caliper.

And this is the step that says how to INSTALL the cable:

  1. Connect the end of the parking brake cable to the parking brake lever on the disc brake caliper.

Nov 20, 2010 | 2001 Ford Mustang

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Im pretty sure the handbrake cable on my 2004 Jetta has broken, is this an easy fix or should i consult a mechanic?


here is the procedure from autozone.com. there are no special tools, but you need to be handy. Judge for yourself.


Removal & Installation

  1. Raise and safely support the rear wheels.
  2. On Front Wheel Drive models, remove the heat shield above the exhaust in the center tunnel.
  3. Locate the threaded adjusters. On All Wheel Drive (AWD) models, they are located in the front of the lower control arms, on Front Wheel Drive (FWD) vehicles, they are located in the tunnel on the underbody of the vehicle.
  4. Remove the locking clip between the hex nut and the adjustment housing.
  5. Counter hold the hex nut with a 13mm wrench and thread the adjustment housing to loosen the cable until the adjustment housing is fully loosened, then slide the 2 portions of the cable toward one another.
  6. Remove the lock clip at the brake caliper and remove the cable, taking care to not damage the cable boot.
  7. On Front Wheel Drive models, remove the heat shield above the muffler and push aside.
  8. Remove the cables from the cable brackets. Should the assembly aid fall out it is not necessary to reinstall it.
  9. Using a suitable flat blade screwdriver, remove the cables from the retaining bracket at the under body tunnel where the cables enter the interior of the vehicle.
  10. Remove the rear portion of the center console, then using a suitable flat blade screwdriver, push the cables toward the parking brake lever and press the cable ball end out of the bracket.
  11. From under the vehicle, press the guide sleeve-locking element together and pull the cables out of the guide sleeve.
To install:
  1. Guide the parking brake cables through until the guide sleeve locks into place.
  2. If not previously removed, remove any plastic parts at the hand brake lever adjustment bracket as they are not needed for installation.
  3. Using a No. 2 flat-blade screwdriver, lock the adjustment bracket at the hand brake lever to prevent it from turning.
  4. Insert the cable end ball through the mounting in the adjustment bracket, making sure the cable locks into place in the bracket.
  5. Working under the vehicle, route the cables through their routing brackets and attach them to the brake caliper.
  6. The balance of installation is in reverse order of removal noting the following:
  7. Adjust the parking brake cable and check its operation.
Disc Brakes
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2. Release the parking brake. It may be necessary to unscrew the adjusting nuts to provide slack in the brake cable.
  3. At each rear wheel brake caliper, remove the spring clip retaining the parking brake cable to the caliper.
  4. Lift the cable from the caliper mount and disengage it from the parking brake lever.
  5. Pull the cables out from under the vehicle.
  6. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  7. Adjust the parking brake as described at the beginning of this section.
Drum Brakes
  1. Block the front wheels and release the hand brake.
  2. Raise and safely support the rear of the vehicle.
  3. Remove the rear brake shoes.
  4. Remove the brake cable assembly from the back plates.
  5. Remove the cable adjusting nuts at the handle and detach the cable guides from the floor pan.
  6. Pull the cables out from under the vehicle.
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal. Adjust the parking brake and road test the vehicle.

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How to adjust parking brake. do you need to take anything apart?


You cannot adjust the cables on a minivan manually. the tension is automaitcally adjusted by the self adjuster on the pedal release.

The park brake cables on this vehicle have an automatic self adjuster built into the park brake pedal mechanism. When the foot operated park brake pedal is in its released (upward most) position, a clock spring automatically adjusts the park brake cables. The park brake cables are adjusted (tensioned) just enough to remove all the slack from the cables. The automatic adjuster system will not over adjust the cables causing rear brake drag.

Due to the automatic adjust feature of the park brake pedal, adjustment of the parking brake cables on these vehicles relies on proper drum brake.

When the park brake pedal is applied the self adjuster is by-passed and the pedal operates normally to engage the park brakes.

When a service procedure needs to be performed on the park brake pedal or the park brake cables, the automatic self adjuster can be manually locked out by the service technician.

Aug 25, 2010 | 2004 Dodge Caravan

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1997 Ford contour rear brake shoe replacment help.


Brake shoe removel:

Depress and turn the retainers for the hold-down springs and pins to remove them from each shoe. Slide the brake shoe assembly--including the shoes and springs--down so you can disengage the top ends of the shoes from the cylinder and tilt them to lift them past the retaining plate.

Unhook the lower retracting spring from the front brake shoe to disconnect it. Spread the shoes apart at the bottom to remove the adjusting screw, the screw's retracting spring and the adjuster lever. Remove the front brake shoe.

Pull the parking brake cable spring back with diagonal cutting pliers, grip the cable with the pliers without cutting it, unhook the cable from the parking brake lever and remove the rear brake shoe with the lever.

Disconnect the parking brake lever from the rear shoe by spreading the retaining clip with a screwdriver and removing the clip and its spring washer.
  • Step 4 Pull the parking brake cable spring back with diagonal cutting pliers, grip the cable with the pliers without cutting it, unhook the cable from the parking brake lever and remove the rear brake shoe with the lever.
  • Step 5 Disconnect the parking brake lever from the rear shoe by spreading the retaining clip with a screwdriver and removing the clip and its spring washer.

  • Read more: How to Change Rear Brakes on a 1997 Ford Taurus | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6123373_change-brakes-1997-ford-taurus.html#ixzz0u2xgUqun
  • Step 3 Unhook the lower retracting spring from the front brake shoe to disconnect it. Spread the shoes apart at the bottom to remove the adjusting screw, the screw's retracting spring and the adjuster lever. Remove the front brake shoe.
  • Step 4 Pull the parking brake cable spring back with diagonal cutting pliers, grip the cable with the pliers without cutting it, unhook the cable from the parking brake lever and remove the rear brake shoe with the lever.

  • Read more: How to Change Rear Brakes on a 1997 Ford Taurus | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6123373_change-brakes-1997-ford-taurus.html#ixzz0u2xdByQ8

  • Step 2 Slide the brake shoe assembly--including the shoes and springs--down so you can disengage the top ends of the shoes from the cylinder and tilt them to lift them past the retaining plate.
  • Step 3 Unhook the lower retracting spring from the front brake shoe to disconnect it. Spread the shoes apart at the bottom to remove the adjusting screw, the screw's retracting spring and the adjuster lever. Remove the front brake shoe.
  • Step 4 Pull the parking brake cable spring back with diagonal cutting pliers, grip the cable with the pliers without cutting it, unhook the cable from the parking brake lever and remove the rear brake shoe with the lever.
  • Step 5 Disconnect the parking brake lever from the rear shoe by spreading the retaining clip with a screwdriver and removing the clip and its spring washer.

  • Read more: How to Change Rear Brakes on a 1997 Ford Taurus | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6123373_change-brakes-1997-ford-taurus.html#ixzz0u2xVyUAt

  • Step 2 Slide the brake shoe assembly--including the shoes and springs--down so you can disengage the top ends of the shoes from the cylinder and tilt them to lift them past the retaining plate.
  • Step 3 Unhook the lower retracting spring from the front brake shoe to disconnect it. Spread the shoes apart at the bottom to remove the adjusting screw, the screw's retracting spring and the adjuster lever. Remove the front brake shoe.
  • Step 4 Pull the parking brake cable spring back with diagonal cutting pliers, grip the cable with the pliers without cutting it, unhook the cable from the parking brake lever and remove the rear brake shoe with the lever.
  • Step 5 Disconnect the parking brake lever from the rear shoe by spreading the retaining clip with a screwdriver and removing the clip and its spring washer.

  • Read more: How to Change Rear Brakes on a 1997 Ford Taurus | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6123373_change-brakes-1997-ford-taurus.html#ixzz0u2xVyUAt

    Jul 17, 2010 | 1995 Ford Contour

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    Bonneville, LeSabre, Park Avenue 2000-2005

    Brake Caliper - Removal & Installation

    CAUTION Dust and dirt accumulating on brake parts during normal use may contain asbestos fibers from production or aftermarket brake linings. Breathing excessive concentrations of asbestos fibers can cause serious bodily harm. Exercise care when servicing brake parts. Do not sand or grind brake lining unless equipment used is designed to contain the dust residue. Do not clean brake parts with compressed air or by dry brushing. Cleaning should be done by dampening the brake components with a fine mist of water, then wiping the brake components clean with a dampened cloth. Dispose of cloth and all residue containing asbestos fibers in an impermeable container with the appropriate label. Follow practices prescribed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the handling, processing, and disposing of dust or debris that may contain asbestos fibers.
    Inspect the fluid level in the brake master cylinder reservoir. If the brake fluid level is midway between the maximum-full point and the minimum allowable level, no brake fluid needs to be removed from the reservoir before proceeding. If the brake fluid level is higher than midway between the maximum-full point and the minimum allowable level, remove brake fluid to the midway point before proceeding.
    1. Raise the vehicle and suitably support.
    2. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
    3. Pull down on the front park brake cable.
    4. Remove the front park brake cable from the park brake cable connector.
      NOTE When using a large C-clamp to compress a caliper piston into a caliper bore of a caliper equipped with an integral park brake mechanism, do not exceed more than 1 mm (0.039 in.) of piston travel. Exceeding this amount of piston travel will cause damage to the internal adjusting mechanism and/or the integral park brake mechanism.
    5. Install a large C-clamp over the top of the brake caliper housing and against the back of the outboard brake pad. Compress the brake caliper piston into brake caliper bore to allow the piston enough clearance to slide the brake caliper off the brake rotor.
    6. Remove the C-clamp.
      NOTE Be sure to plug the opening in the brake caliper and brake hose to prevent fluid loss and/or contamination.
    7. Remove brake hose to caliper bolt attaching the brake hose to the brake caliper.
    8. Remove the brake hose from the brake caliper.
    9. Remove and discard the two copper brake hose gaskets. These gaskets may be stuck to the brake caliper and/or the brake hose end.
    10. Remove the park brake cable bracket from the brake caliper. Leave the park brake cable attached to the cable bracket.
    11. Disconnect the park brake cable from the park brake lever on the brake caliper.
    12. Remove the lower brake caliper pin bolt.
    13. Rotate the brake caliper up.
    14. Remove the brake caliper from the upper brake caliper pin bolt.
    To install:
    1. If reusing the brake caliper retainers, clean the sleeves using denatured alcohol, or equivalent.
    2. Lubricate the brake caliper pin bolts with a thin coat of high temperature silicone lube.
    3. Install the brake caliper to the upper caliper pin bolt.
    4. Rotate the brake caliper down over the brake pads into the brake caliper bracket.
    5. Install the brake caliper pin bolts. Tighten the brake caliper pin bolts to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.).
    6. Remove the plugs in the brake hose end.
      NOTE Install NEW copper brake hose gaskets.
    7. Assemble the brake hose bolt and the NEW copper brake hose gaskets to the brake hose.
    8. Install the brake hose to caliper bolt to the brake caliper. Tighten the brake hose to caliper bolt to 44 Nm (33 ft. lbs.).
    9. Connect the park brake cable to the park brake lever on the brake caliper.
    10. Install the park brake cable bracket to the brake caliper. Tighten the park brake cable bracket bolt to 43 Nm (32 ft. lbs.).
    11. Install the front park brake cable to the park brake cable connector.
    12. Bleed the brake system.
    13. With the engine OFF, gradually apply the brake pedal to approximately 2 / 3 of its travel distance.
    14. Slowly release the brake pedal.
    15. Wait 15 seconds, then repeat until a firm brake pedal is obtained. This will properly seat the brake caliper pistons and brake pads.
    16. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
    17. Lower the vehicle.

    NOTE The Bosch 2U ABS system cannot increase brake pressure above master cylinder pressure applied by during braking. There is no need to depressurize the system prior to service.
    1. Remove brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir until the reservoir is approximately 1 / 3 full.
    2. Remove the front wheel. Mark the position of the wheel to the wheel studs, prior to removal, for installation reference.
    3. Install 2 lug nuts to retain the rotor once the caliper is removed.
    4. Using a large C-clamp, bottom the piston in the caliper bore by positioning the C-clamp on the outboard pad and on the round portion of the brake caliper where the piston is housed.
    5. Remove the banjo bolt that fastens the brake hose to the brake caliper. Discard the gaskets.
    6. Cap the brake line to avoid excessive fluid loss or fluid contamination.
    7. Remove the rubber dust boots from the caliper mounting bolt heads (if equipped).
    8. Remove the caliper mounting bolts.
    9. Remove the park brake cable from the caliper.
    10. Remove the caliper from the vehicle.
    11. Remove the brake pads.
    To install:
    1. Install the brake pads. Lubricate the slides where the caliper mounts on the steering knuckle with silicone grease.
    2. Install the caliper over the rotor.
    3. Install the caliper mounting bolts. Torque the mounting bolts to 38 ft. lbs. (51 Nm).
    4. Install the park brake cable.
    5. Install the rubber dust boots over the caliper mounting bolt heads (if equipped).

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      Fig. Measuring the caliper clearance
    6. Check the clearance between the brake caliper and caliper bracket stops. If the clearance is too tight, check the caliper leading and trailing edges for build up. File down as necessary.
    7. Connect the brake hose to the caliper. Install the brake hose banjo bolt, using new gaskets, and torque to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
    8. Remove the lug nuts used to secure the rotor.
    9. Install the wheel, aligning the reference marks made during removal, and torque the lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (140 Nm).
    10. Refill the master cylinder and bleed the brake system using the recommended procedure.
    11. Road test the vehicle and check for proper braking performance

    Hope helps (remember rated this).

    Jul 08, 2010 | 2003 Pontiac Bonneville

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    Change drum brakes


    Brake Shoe: Service and Repair
    REMOVAL
    1. Raise vehicle and remove rear wheels.
    2. Remove and discard spring nuts securing drums to wheel studs.
    3. Remove brake drums.
    NOTE: If drums prove difficult to remove, retract brake shoes. Remove access plug at the rear of backing plate and back off adjuster screw with
    brake tool and screwdriver.
    4. Remove U-clip and washer securing adjuster cable to parking brake lever.
    5. Remove primary and secondary return springs from anchor pin with brake spring pliers.
    6. Remove hold-down springs, retainers and pins with standard retaining spring tool.
    7. Install spring clamps on wheel cylinders to hold pistons in place.
    8. Remove adjuster lever, adjuster screw and spring.
    9. Remove adjuster cable and cable guide.
    10. Remove brake shoes and parking brake strut.
    11. Disconnect cable from parking brake lever and remove lever.
    INSTALLATION
    1. Clean support plate with brake cleaner.
    2. If new drums are being installed, remove protective coating with carburetor cleaner or brake cleaner.
    3. Clean and lubricate anchor pin with light coat of Mopar multi-mileage grease.
    4. Apply multi-purpose grease to brake shoe contact surfaces of support plate.
    5. Lubricate adjuster screw threads and pivot with spray lube.
    6. Attach parking brake lever to secondary brake shoe. Use new washer and U-clip to secure lever.
    7. Remove wheel cylinder clamps.
    8. Attach parking brake cable to lever.
    9. Install brake shoes on support plate. Secure shoes with new hold-down springs, pins and retainers.
    10. Install parking brake strut and spring.
    11. Install guide plate and adjuster cable on anchor pin.
    12. Install primary and secondary return springs.
    13. Install adjuster cable guide on secondary shoe.
    14. Lubricate and assemble adjuster screw.
    15. Install adjuster screw, spring and lever and connect to adjuster cable.
    16. Adjust shoes to drum.
    17. Install wheel/tire assemblies and lower vehicle.
    18. Verify firm brake pedal before moving vehicle.

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    Aug 12, 2009 | 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country

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