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Parking brake lever

The center console must be removed to service the parking brake lever. Refer to Group 23 Interior Components for service procedures.

REMOVAL

(1) Release parking brakes.

(2) Raise vehicle.

(3) Remove adjusting nut from tensioner rod at the equalizer (Fig. 38).

Fig. 38 Parking Brake Equalizer
Fig. 38 Parking Brake Equalizer

1 - REAR CABLES
2 - EQUALIZER
3 - FRONT CABLE
4 - TENSIONER ROD

(4) Lower vehicle.

(5) Disengage front cable from the cable lever.

(6) Compress cable retainer with worm drive hose clamp and remove the cable from the parking brake lever base.

(7) Disconnect parking brake lamp switch wire (Fig. 39).

(8) Remove parking brake lever assembly mounting bolts (Fig. 39).

(9) Remove lever assembly.

(10) Remove parking brake lamp switch.

INSTALLATION

(1) Install parking brake lamp switch.

(2) Position lever assembly on floorpan and install lever mounting bolts.

(3) Tighten lever mounting bolts to 10 to 14 N·m (7 to 10 ft. lbs.).

(4) Insert front cable through the parking brake lever base. Insure the cable retainer is seated into the base.

(5) Attach the front cable to the cable lever (Fig.

39).

(6) Connect parking brake lamp switch wire.

(7) Raise vehicle.

(8) Install adjusting nut to the tensioner rod and adjust parking brakes.

(9) Lower vehicle.

Fig. 39 Parking Brake Lever Assembly
Fig. 39 Parking Brake Lever Assembly

1 - MOUNTING BOLTS
2 - FRONT CABLE LEVER
3 - PARKING BRAKE SWITCH
4 - PARKING BRAKE LEVER

10) Verify correct parking brake operation.

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