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post #1 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 04:49 PM Thread Starter
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emergency brake wont hold

I'm in the process of getting my brakes on my 95 yj working again and the parking brake will not hold when I put it in all the cables seem to work and hold but the brakes don't engage anybody have and idea where I could start at to figure out the problem

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post #2 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 05:01 PM
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Ajust the shoes then the cables
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post #3 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 05:04 PM
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I had this problem with my Jeep for about 10 years. I finally sprayed a bunch of wd-40 on the mechanism above the pedal, loosened it up and then "presto", it suddenly worked again.

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post #4 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 05:14 PM Thread Starter
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I've adjusted the cable under the jeep where its tight with no slack and the shoes also to where they have resistance when turning do they need to be tighter and also what do I need to spray on the pedal assembly?
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post #5 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 05:40 PM
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Check this site and see if the recall was ever performed on yours.

http://www.jeep.com/webselfservice/j...ecall&country=

They had one for brakes, emergency brakes.

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post #6 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 10:17 PM
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Did you get a new E-brake their is a recall on the pedal assembly?
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post #7 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 10:31 PM Thread Starter
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Was the recall for all 95 wranglers and if mine does qualify how do I go about getting it fixed?
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post #8 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 10:55 PM
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Call the dealer they can tell you if your jeep has had a new one by the vin.
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post #9 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 10:59 PM
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It may have nothing to do with your problem but if it need a new one they will fix you up. Did mine no charge! I was trying to find some part and the guy looked up told me about it. Only time it been back to the dealer.
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post #10 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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Can I just call any jeep dealer?
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post #11 of 12 Old 02-17-2013, 11:48 PM
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Yea any jeep dealer should be able to he;p you. They get payed for the work from the Jeep. They had a list of stuff they wanted to fix. I did not let them. No thanks just the e-brake
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post #12 of 12 Old 02-18-2013, 05:26 AM
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Was the recall for all 95 wranglers and if mine does qualify how do I go about getting it fixed?
I have a 94 and the cable was to long to work. They fixed it no charge. But the cable is to long to work. They can't back down. Good Luck.
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