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Old 05-06-2011, 06:43 PM
tpl593 tpl593 is offline
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Default emergency brake line detach?

how do i diconect the emergency brake from itself?



http://www.fordrangerforum.com/membe...45-0506012125/

the 2nd picture has alittle tab that is holding it in....do i have to bend the metal?
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Old 05-06-2011, 07:10 PM
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Default Re: emergency brake line detach?

Insert a small screwdriver in the stay tabs on the other side and bend them outward, then pull slack on the rear most cable with a pair of visegrips until you can slip the end from out of the union. Chances are that the tab will break off if you try to bend it back.
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Old 05-06-2011, 09:49 PM
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Default Re: emergency brake line detach?

i used two small vice grips and bent the union....i was surprisingly able to keep the tabs from breaking...thanks for the help
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