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post #1 of 3 Old 10-03-2013, 04:09 PM Thread Starter
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Parking brake lever tension spring replacement

My parking brake hasn't worked, period, most of the 4+ years I've owned it.
I took the console off today to try to tighten the cable near the lever, but as I engaged it to get the console up and off, the spring blew. WTFEver.

I found what I think is a decently priced replacement, OEM, but shipping made it cost $58 total, so not such a great deal.....

Anyway, if anybody has problems with this (and you will):

(I know this has been addressed, like by RJenx, but I thought it could use a fresh bump)

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post #2 of 3 Old 10-03-2013, 04:18 PM
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This is what a member of another forum, (wilky67333), did to fix his. It's working great for him.

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post #3 of 3 Old 10-03-2013, 04:34 PM
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Good info (Mopar parts catalog) but I do have to say that the way things look like inside there reminds me of an old time gas station toilet rim and surrounding surfaces.
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