Rear driver's side emergency brake lever install

Asked by bobbylarsons01 Feb 18, 2020 at 02:17 PM about the 2003 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: General

Took off emergency brake lever from spring
inside rear driver's side take on 2003ford
tauris see when shoulda just disconnect
from shoe where c clamp was
can't pull back spring far enough to get back
on I'm there an easier way????..

1 Answer


Make sure the parking brake lever is fully released first , Then use a set of side cutters to drive a wedge between the stop and the spring . The side cutters need to be fairly new condition so that the beveled parts of each side create a smooth wedge. Pull back as far as you can with the side cutters and slip ( or force) the parking brake lever on depending on your arm strength.

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