Disabling the Park Brake Cable Automatic Adjuster
Before any components of the parking brake system are serviced, the following procedure must be followed. Two technicians are required to perform this procedure: one inside the vehicle and one outside the vehicle.
Raise and support the vehicle.
Hold the pedal in the FULL upward position.
Pull rearward on the front park brake cable until the pedal drum (2) reaches its full reset position.
Insert a scribe or the shaft of a thin screwdriver (1) on an upward angle through the hole in the front of the pedal assembly, past the retracted pedal drum, and into the hole in the back of the pedal assembly (3).
Slowly release the cable.
Remove the component that requires service.
Enabling the Park Brake Cable Automatic Adjuster
If the park brake automatic adjuster has been disabled, the following two person procedure must be performed.
Hold the park brake pedal in the FULL upward position.
Pull rearward on the front park brake cable until the tension is released from the scribe or nail (1) installed through the holes in the pedal assembly.
Remove the scribe or screwdriver (1).
Slowly release the park brake cable until it returns to its original position.
Release the park brake pedal.
Lower the vehicle.
Apply and release the park brake pedal to ensure that there is no binding or sticking.
Sunday, August 30th, 2015 AT 2:22 PM