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Locating the parking brake system on a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500

Hi my name is Casey and i am pretty handing but I have ran into a problem installing a new radio for my truck. It states that in the radio manual that the BRAKE wire must be connected to the (-) side of the parking brake system. i have located the brake wire but cannot locate the park brake system. This is need for the dvd portion of the radio to work. Please if you could assist me in locating this i would be grateful and so would my daughter. thank you

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I believe they want you to wire it through the parking brake for safety purpose only. so you dont drive and watch a d.v.d. @ the same time. try wiring it to a ground directly,you should be o.k.

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Have a look up the arm of , or above the park brake for a switch that is activated when pushed.

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  • 2 Release the parking brake pedal completely and raise your vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel with a socket wrench and disconnect the brake caliper from the caliper adapter. Slide the rotor from the axle shaft.
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