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1999 Chevy: the front park brake cable to the brake peddle

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How do you attach or replace the front park brake cable to the brake peddle on a 1999 Chevy Silverado
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

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Here is information to help you.If you have more questions about this problem ,please do not hesitate to ask.

 

Parking Brake Front Cable Replacement (Except C3500HD)

  1. Release the parking brake.
  2. Raise the vehicle and support the vehicle with safety stands.
    Object Number: 156595  Size: SH

  3. Loosen the adjusting nut at the equalizer (2).
    Object Number: 156581  Size: SH

  4. Remove the connector (1).
    Object Number: 156595  Size: SH

  5. Disconnect the cable (2) from the parking brake lever (1).
    Object Number: 156666  Size: SH

  6. Bend in the retaining fingers at the frame bracket.
    Object Number: 156595  Size: SH

  7. Disconnect the front cable (2).


    Object Number: 156595  Size: SH

  1. Install the front cable (2).
  2. Connect the cable (2) to the parking brake lever (1).
    Object Number: 156666  Size: SH

  3. Make sure all the retaining fingers are through the hole.
    Object Number: 156581  Size: SH

  4. Install the connector (1).
  5. Adjust the front cable.

Park Brake Cable Service/Adjustment (All Except C3500HD)

The parking brake must be adjusted any time the parking brake cables are serviced, or the holding ability is not adequate. Before adjusting the parking brake, check the condition of the service brakes. The service brakes must be adjusted properly before adjusting the parking brake.

  1. Raise the vehicle and support the vehicle with safety stands. Loosen the adjusting nut at the equalizer.
    Object Number: 156614  Size: SH

  2. Set the parking brake by pushing the pedal down 18 degrees.
    Insert a 3 mm (0.125 in) pin into locating hole (1) in the pedal assembly.
    Push the pedal downward until the pin contacts the parking brake outer flange.
  3. Turn the adjusting nut at the equalizer until the wheels rotate forward with a moderate drag.
  4. Release the parking brake and rotate the rear wheels. There should be no drag.
  5. Lower the vehicle.
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