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Removing the E-brake pedal assembly

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by UseYourBlinker, Dec 26, 2006.

  1. UseYourBlinker

    UseYourBlinker 1 ton status

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    How to remove? Any tips or tricks that I might need to know? :confused: Went to rear disk's on my 14 bolt,so I don't need the pedal/and assembly. It's on a 84k5.
     
  2. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    2 nuts on the firewall (take nuts off from the engine compartment) and 1 bolt on the hinge pillar on the inside.
    Disconnect the cable on both ends, IIRC, you have to pull the entire cable back through from the inside. Disconnects from the pedal very easy, the other end of it is underneath on the driversside attached to the equalizer, with slack, it should come right out.
    Pretty stragithforward.
     
  3. UseYourBlinker

    UseYourBlinker 1 ton status

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    Get your ass back in the lounge :haha::haha:

    I have no cable so I guess..I could finger it out tomorrow then. :bow: Thanks mang.
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I would leave it there and someday go to eldo calipers and make the e-brake work. If you're ever going to winch the tranny needs to be in nuetral with the e-brake on or you'll break a tranny.
     
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    UseYourBlinker 1 ton status

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    What about just using my foot on the brake pedal? :confused:
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Well, that would work assuming you don't need to be outside the truck for anything.
     
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    Yep.. Plus I don't want to get rained on.:haha:
     
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    Pulling the pedal assembly was pretty easy. Certainly if I did it:o:o

    Like the others I'd suggest keeping it. You can use a long ty-wrap to keep it up & out of the way.
     

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