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How do I adjust the parking brake on my 1999 Expedition EB?

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There is a cable that runs along the side of the car,to your rear brakes,It should have an adjustment thread and nut on it.If you mean inside the car,then there is an adjustment nut behind the emergency brake pedal.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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The parking brake is set by cable adjustment in the rear of the car. Take off the rear tires and its self-explanitory from there. Follow the cable to to rear tires and you'll be patting yourself on the back in about an hour.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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