Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts!

Go Back   Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts! > >
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Welcome to Ford Ranger Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread

  #1  
Old 01-19-2018, 06:46 PM
Newtown Mike Newtown Mike is offline
Like the Forums
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 42
Default E Brake Help

Hello Everyone,

I just picked up a 2000 Ranger and the emergency brake doesnít work. When I depress the pedal, it doesnít move all that much.

Here is a pic of what the cable bracket looks like,I feel something is missing.

Any help is greatly appreciated.C7C81C30-8236-4FCB-99A9-E57AD2A5DBFC.jpg
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-19-2018, 08:27 PM
99Ranger376 99Ranger376 is offline
Still around
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 2,296
Default Re: E Brake Help

The cable is probably seized. Looks fine in the picture but that doesnít mean itís good. Also remove the drums and check the hardware. Make sure everything is working properly. The cable is supposed to look that way, itís the pain in the ass 3 piece Y shaped cable.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________
2011 Ranger XLT 4x4 3.73 8.8" Trac-lok #1 T-bars, K -springs, LineX bedliner, General Grabber AT2's, Tonnopro tri-fold, CoverKing Realtree AP seat covers, OEM pre-keys, axle spacers, Bilstein 4600's, Hellwig AAL. Ziebart Undercoat
'98 Ranger XLT 2WD (sold)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-19-2018, 10:57 PM
Undrstm8ed Undrstm8ed is offline
Habenae Est Dominatus
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,846
Default Re: E Brake Help

^^ What he said....
__________________
_______________________

My Build Pg. Threads
+ 93' Ranger Overlanding Build
+ 94' Ranger Bed Overlanding Trailer Build
+ 12į North Industries ~ I Support
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-20-2018, 05:23 AM
Chevy_Country Chevy_Country is offline
Ford Tough
 
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 328
Default Re: E Brake Help

He is correct, I had a similar issue with my 04 ranger, a replacement of drum hardware corrected my issue though

Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-10-2018, 04:48 AM
CharlieM CharlieM is offline
Ford Truck Driver
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 91
Default Re: E Brake Help

Fluid Film it way better than any PB or WD. Its fun getting it out . just measure it before ordering replacement so many lengths
__________________
Charlie
Dont fix it unless it's broken or you really bored
2000 Ranger XLT 4X4 4.0 now 5 speed manual trans

1993 Ranger XL 4x2 3.0l Auto
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
3rd Brake Light Water Leak - Electrical Short as Brake Lights Not Turning Off ClipperClopper Electrical Tech 7 11-09-2015 11:29 AM
Exhaust popping when braking or downshifting to brake aka engine brake 93, 4.0, mococaman 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 0 08-13-2013 12:26 AM
Serious Brake issues/locking up/skidding/brake pressure loss! etc Acate76 Introduce Yourself 13 11-05-2012 02:08 PM
Brake noise when disengaging brake pedal Sanjus29 Wheels and Tires 2 06-09-2012 09:25 AM
Want to Buy: 95 Ranger Front Brake Caliper and E-Brake Cable walterhansen Misc Items 1 08-15-2011 07:51 AM