How to Replace a Parking Brake?

Answer A vehicle's parking brake wears down over time due to rust, wear, use and climate conditions. All parking brakes have to be replaced eventually. It is time to replace the parking brake when you no ... Read More »

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How to Replace the Silverado's Parking Brake?

The parking brakes on a Chevrolet Silverado are located on the rear wheels only. They activate when a system of cables forces a pair of brake shoes out against the inside of a drum. Attached to the... Read More »

How to Replace the Parking Brake in a Ford Explorer?

A parking brake is a simple mechanism designed for use when the primary braking system fails. The parking brake on a Ford Explorer is cable-actuated and requires no hydraulics. A simple pulley syst... Read More »

How to Replace the Parking Brake Cable on a Chevy Silverado?

The main parking brake cable on a Chevy Silverado truck is connected to the parking brake pedal and is routed through to a bracket that connects the two rear cables. This main cable is also compris... Read More »

How to Replace a Chevy Truck Parking Brake Cable?

Replacing the emergency brake cable on any vehicle is a labor-intensive process that involves removing several pieces of the brake assembly to get to one end of the cable and removing other parts t... Read More »