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It's quite difficult, you have to get off the swivels from the back wheels and connect the new cable to the break pads inside them. BUT, my suggestion, if it's broken on the way to the break lever try to tide it up fermly with some clips.

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

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I owuld not attempt to replace them yourself, if they are not installed correctly it can cause your brakes to lock up, i ould take it in, it will cost you around $200 at a regualr shop, upward to $600 at a dealer.

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  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.
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  5. Perform the following procedure to remove the cable (2) from the backing plate (4):
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  6. Remove the park brake cable (2) from the lever (1).
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  9. Remove the park brake shoe return spring (6).
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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.

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  2. Install the adjuster assembly to the park brake shoes.
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    • Route the cable (2) through the slot in the backing plate.
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