GM Firebird 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Brake Lever

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1982-89 Models
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the adjusting nut at the equalizer and remove the front cable from the equalizer and bracket.
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  5. Lower the vehicle.
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  7. Remove the upper console and lower console rear screws. Lift the rear of the lower console to gain access to the parking brake control.
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  9. Remove the pin and retainer from the control assembly and front cable.
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  11. Remove the cable and casing from the control assembly and bracket then remove the cable and grommet from the vehicle. Remove the parking brake lever mounting bolts and remove the assembly.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Adjust the parking brake.
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1990-92 Models
  1. Remove the carpet finish molding.
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  3. Remove the console assembly.
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  5. With the parking brake lever in the down position, rotate the arm toward the front of the vehicle until a 3mm metal pen can be inserted into the hole. Insert the metal pin into the hole, locking out the self adjuster.
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  7. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  9. Disconnect the rear cables from the equalizer.
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  11. Lower the vehicle.
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  13. Remove the barrel-shaped button from the adjuster track.
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  15. Remove the parking brake lever mounting bolts.
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  17. Remove the front cable and casing from the control assembly using a fabricated parking brake cable retainer compressor tool.
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  19. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Cycle the lever to set the parking lever and cables in there proper location.
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