Quest 1995-1996

Cables

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Removal & Installation



Front Cable

Specific to:

Mercury Villager 1993-2000

Nissan Quest 1993-2000

  1. Remove the left and right side inner kick panels.
  2.  
  3. Remove the left and right side cowl side trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the accelerator stop screw and the stop (rubber block under the accelerator pedal).
  6.  
  7. Fold back the front carpet to the front seats.
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  9. Remove the four parking brake opening cover plate bolts. Remove the plate.
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  11. Disengage the brake cable bushing from the lever.
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  13. Remove the brake cable hold-down bolts from the front hold-down bracket.
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  15. Disengage the front brake cable and conduit from the parking brake control lever. The parking brake control lever is the rearward connection between the end of the front cable and the front of the rear cables.
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  17. Remove the front parking brake cable and conduit lock tab.
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  19. Remove the front parking brake cable and conduit assembly from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. The installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the parking brake cover plate bolts and cable hold-down bracket bolt to 27-35 inch lbs. (3-4 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Adjust the parking brake.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the parking brake system

  4.  

Rear Cables

Specific to:

Mercury Villager 1993-2000

Nissan Quest 1993-2000

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the cable adjustment nut.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the parking brake equalizer cable spring from the bracket and remove the rear cable and conduit.
  6.  
  7. Remove the eight cable hold-down bracket bolts and the six cable hold-down brackets on the right side parking brake cable.
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  9. Remove the seven cable hold-down bracket bolts and the five cable hold-down brackets on the left side parking brake cable.
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  11. Compress the lock tabs and remove the cables from the brackets.
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  13. Remove the rear wheels and brake drums.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the parking brake cable from the parking brake levers on both sides.
  16.  
  17. Compress the locking tabs at the backing plate and remove the cable.
  18.  

To install:

  1. The installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the hold-down bracket bolts to 27 to 35 inch lbs. (3-4 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Adjust the parking brake.
  4.  

 
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