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How do I install this kit HW7321 Dorman E Brake hardware no instructions

2001 GMC Jimmy 4 WD 4 wheel disc brakes. Installed new emergency brake shoe inside drum on rear disc but connection just pulls out of rear brake. Bought Dorman E brake hardware kit but it has parts that my old cylinder did not have and box contains no instructions.

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Ck on ebay for your answer , it is there , do a search

Posted on Dec 19, 2014

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BRAKE HARDWARE KITS OFTEN CONTAIN MORE PARTS THAN YOU NEED BECAUSE ONE KIT MAY FIT SEVERAL VEHICLES. CONSULT A REPAIR MANUAL FOR YOUR BRAKES CONFIGURATION

Posted on Dec 18, 2014

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Be careful not to breake the clips that hold the shoes it's common think I replace mind it's not hard that why you don't get instructions its like a puzzle the way you remove it u replace it good luck

Posted on Dec 18, 2014

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Tough question. When faced with such I usually try to find an illustrated parts breakdown somewhere online. Some parts vendors have good pictures as part of their sales materials. Also possible that the dealer has a good picture, and they are usually willing to print you a copy.

Posted on Dec 18, 2014

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SOURCE: the brake light on the

There is a level switch in the master cylinder if the fluid level is low it will turn on the light and If you pressure or vacuum bleed the brakes you will center the proporting valve switch that warns of low brake pressure in either Front or rear.
Vacuum bleeding I have found to work the best.
Make sure the Park brake lever is all the way released. If you find this informationn helpful please leave me a favorable rating and by all means contact me if I can be of any further help.
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Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Parking or emergency Brake problem

Check the hardware for the drum emergency brake inside the the rear disc brakes, these pads are for your emergency brake, there should be an adjustment bolt that just sits between the two pads. Also, check the cables running to this set of pads to make sure they were connected properly. After you have checked the drum emergency brake, follow the cables in the undercarriage and look for the point at which they combine to another single cable, this is the point where the actual cable pressure adjustment is located.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Adjusting the emergency cable.

it will be a simple wrench adjustment on the cable itself, the cable should run underneath the driver side of the vehicle. You will see an adjustment area with a cable connected to a piece of all-thread that has a nut on it, generally, tightening this setup tightens the cable, loosening looses up the cable

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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SOURCE: How do I reinstall the parking brakes on my 2001 GMC Jimmy.

hi from the uk not too conversant with your model ? BUT here in uk the same type of rear calipers for hydraulic disc brakes and a seperate set of brake shoes operate the park brake/s which is internal of the rotor ?? thebrake shoes will have an adjuster manually adjustment when rotor/drum is in place ? so if you look at the area between the top of shoes you may see a threaded rod with a serrated round wheel which when turned on thread will move shoes out one way and in the other ? so to fit rotor you must rotate this wheel so shoes close up enableing to fit rotor/drum over shoes easily ? then secure rotor with screws?? if fitted then you adjust ppark brake shoes by turning with a flat screwdriver via a hole which is/should? be in rotor and will turn in line with this adjuster? tighten brake on then turn back notch by notch till rotor turns free or just? do this b4 you fit the disc pads then repeat on other brake assy on other side? re assemble discpads and pump brakes till hard this then leaves the park brake cable to adjust if req'd if so pull p/brake it should come up approx 4 or 5 clicks to fully lock of brake this allows for what is known as reserve travel left on cable to apply as brake shoes wear ok? hope this helps?

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