How hard is it to change the E Brake Cables?

Tiny
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My car has rear disc brakes and needs all cables.
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 3:11 PM

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Tiny
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Shouldnt be too hard you jus have to find where the cable exits the car and run the cable.
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 3:41 PM
Tiny
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So it is pretty easy to replace all the cables
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 3:44 PM
Tiny
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That would depend on your technical and mechanical capabilities. It is more of a remove and install job, only thing you need to note is to get the cable adjustment right.
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 3:51 PM
Tiny
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It shouldnt be that hard you just have to unhook it from the ebrake push the cable groument thru the floor pan and run it to the calipers.
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 3:51 PM
Tiny
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Thanks KHLow2008 that was the answer I was pretty much looking for now is there any special tools I would need.
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 3:53 PM
Tiny
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No, only basic mechanic's tools and a long nose plier would be useful.
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 4:29 PM
Tiny
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Thanks KHLow2008 any other tips that would be helpful?
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 4:30 PM
Tiny
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No, that's all you need.
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Friday, June 29th, 2012 AT 5:23 PM

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