parking brake

  1. DWR

    Parking brake only works sometimes

    So… installed brand new cables, and parking brake shoes and adjusted them the proper way/as suggested on the forum. Cool right? Not really. For whatever reason sometimes the parking brake works REALLY well and other times hardly at all. What in the heck could be causing that? Really want to...
  2. K

    Ford 8.8 parking brake

    Hi all, I recently purchased a 1997 wrangler sport, it has a ford 8.8 rear axle with discs. I’m looking to install my parking brake, none of those components were swapped over. I have what appears to be the mounting brackets for the parking brake, but I don’t have any of the pads, springs, or...
  3. Brian.souhan

    Parking brake allows play in one wheel

    Ok, initial search didn’t find this, but after replacing the parking brake equalizer bracket, and adjusting them, I noticed that the driver side wheel is locked tight with no movement when engaged, but passenger side is allowing just a little movement back and forth of the wheel before stopping...
  4. Eberdt123

    Parking brake problems anyone? Mine dont grab the disc like they should

    I have a 1997 jeep wrangler with aftermarket disc brakes on it. The guy that I bought it from seemed to have very limited knowledge about the jeep and I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction of what's is wrong and why the parking brake is not holding. I thought the cable...
  5. Richard Brust

    How can I prevent someone from releasing parking brake?

    OK, I have a 98 TJ with the hand/pull parking brake (also have a YJ with the foot/push brake), and was wondering if there's some device like "the club" for steering wheels, but for the hand-brake? I run w/o doors and top 6 months or more throughout the year, and both are stick shifts. For the...
  6. Liz tyler

    Parking brake help

    So I’m now working on my parking brake that wasn’t holding. I tried to do all the adjustments but wasn’t working. I took the tire off and found that the cable keeps popping off. Any suggestions? Not sure if something else needs adjusting to help it stay in place . Pictures attached