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How do you get the ebrake cable back in the caliper when replacing rear calipers on 98 buick park ave?

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You have to back off the adjustment nut on cable if its auto adjust pull up on parking brake pedal to release then just use channel locks to hook back up to caliper

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You need to take the wheel off and see what is physically happening when you pull the ebrake. Check to make sure that it is even moving the caliper.

Well the parking break is a cable that hooks right up to the calipers it is designed to be able to lock the breaks even if you blew out a break line. So bleeding the breaks won't help you unless your caliper pistons are seized. I would repplace the parking break cables and the springs that are on the calipers first. If that doesnt work get a rebuild kit for your rear calipers and that should do it.


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step 1 ; go to autozone
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If the rebuilt callipers are too expensive... try your local salvage yard... they are like $20 there.

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