Chevrolet Full-size Cars 1968-1978 Repair Guide

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Fig. Fig. 1 Parking brake cable routing for 1968-76 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 2 Parking brake cable routing for 1977-78 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 3 After removing the brake shoes, disconnect the brake cable from the parking brake lever



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Fig. Fig. 4 Slide a wrench over the retaining fingers to disengage them from the backing plate ...



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Fig. Fig. 5 ... then pull out on the cable housing to remove it from the backing plate

All vehicles are equipped with a foot operated ratchet type parking brake. A cable assembly connects this pedal to an intermediate cable by means of an equalizer. Adjustment is made at the equalizer. The intermediate cable connects with two rear cables and each of these cables enters a rear wheel.

 
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