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Parking break on 05 F150

The cables have popped off the arms that set the parking breaks at the rear wheels. They are rusted inside probably from lauching the boat over the years. I need a diagram of whats in there so I can get the parts before I take it all apart. How can I find something on this.

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Check your local parts store for a Haynes or Chiltons manual for your make/model vehicle. You can also look on line for those manuals. They pretty much break your vehicle down bolt by bolt.

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