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Parking brake pedal refurb.

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Any idea where I can get the longer return spring that attaches where the cable connects to the pawl? Mine has gone awol and I cannot find a part number in the parts book. 

 

I'd take a good long look at a hardware store and/or local old-school parts house.  No advice aside from that.  Good luck!

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Great writeup, thanks!
 
Over the years I've broken several parking brake release cables. They seem to fray at the far end, it doesn't look like there are any sharp edges, I think just repeated use causes them to fail.
 
I've started pressing down on the pedal before pulling the release. When I don't do this, there is quite a bit more  force required to release the parking brake. When I press down on the pedal, the release pulls very very easily.
 
I'm guessing it'll be hard to get replacements for the release cable, so I'm hoping this one will last a while!
 
Gene

 

 

I have the same problem on mine and I do the same thing (relieve the tension with the pedal) before I pull the release.  The local dealer said the cable isn't available.  

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On 10/17/2015 at 2:35 PM, cruiser54 said:

And?

 

All I did was change the little spring to fix mine.......

 

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I just replaced the spring on mine.  Now the pedal doesn't bounce back when I push it down.  

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20 hours ago, 87MJTIM said:

 

I just replaced the spring on mine.  Now the pedal doesn't bounce back when I push it down.  

You know what?

 

That's probably all I needed to do. 

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