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I need to replace the right rear parking brake cable on a 99

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I need to replace the right rear parking brake cable on a 99 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. What is the procedure? Please include pictures/diagrams.
I don't see where the cable attaches to the parking brake shoes. There's a metal tube on the backing plate that the brake cable passes through (I think)?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Eric replied 2 months ago.

Hi,

Ok, I have attached in pdf file directions for replacing the rear parking brake cable which includes diagrams

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.

I'm only doing the right rear cable. Can I just remove that one from the equalizer and leave the rest. Do I have to mess around with the front cable (cable from handle). Can I just leave it in place?

Expert:  Eric replied 2 months ago.

HI,

You do need to release the front cable in order to have enough slack in the equalizer to release the right rear cable. You dont have to release the left rear cable though

Expert:  Eric replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Eric replied 2 months ago.

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