Re: emergency brake question
The rear drum backing plates on your truck have a small access port, where
the rear brakes can be adjusted. That will help with the emergency brake
problem, AND give you better brakes to boot.
Have someone do it that is familiar with adjusting rear brakes.
"David Coleman" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I have a 88 F-150 2WD. The people that inspected it said the emergency
>brake needs a "slight" adjustment. I have noticed it has to be pushed down
> I looked at the adjustment cable, and it is a ball of rust. Instead of
> tearing it all apart (and my knuckles), can I adjust the rear brakes up to
> where they are just short of rubbing and therefore adjust the emergency
> I have seen at JC Whitney they have a item that slips over the cable and
> will take slack out of the line, but that seems like a "afro-engineering
> job" to me.
> Ideas?? Thoughts??