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emergence brake cable

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by dparoskie, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    dparoskie

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    Does anyone know how to tighten the emergence brake cable on a 2001 Tacoma?
    Thank you
     
  2. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:32 AM
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    ETaco23

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    Yeah! there should be an adjustment screw on it. Backside of the drum I think.
     
  3. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:38 AM
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    There's a cable that comes from the cab to about mid-line under the truck, hooks to a bellcrank, then cables to the rear end area. You tighten the bolt on the bellcrank.

    Hit it with PB Blaster and let it soak for a while first. Mine truck has never seen snow or salt but it was still crusty.
     
  4. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:41 AM
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    Im ganna have to take a look and try that, My cable is still a little loose. thanks for the correction!
     
  5. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    oops i called it a bellcrank. toyota calls it an "intermediate lever".
     
  6. Feb 3, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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  7. Feb 3, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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    Thanks Janster. I looked all over for a pic of it and couldn't find one. Was gonna scan my Haynes but my machine is busy.
     
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