1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Emergency brake light?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by TacoMike, May 22, 2008.

  1. May 22, 2008 at 6:36 PM
    #1
    TacoMike

    TacoMike [OP] Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2008
    Member:
    #6237
    Messages:
    30
    Pennsylvania
    Vehicle:
    '04 Tacoma SR5
    K&N air filter
    I've always used my ebrake since I bought my truck. It's an '04. Lately my pull handle won't stay in all the way to make the switch and the light stays on. It seems as if the cable may be stretched a little. This is the only thing I could find. http://ncttora.com/fsm/2003/Repair_Manual/03tacoma/br/pbl/ovi.pdf

    Do I have to adjust the parking brake to get the slack out? The e brake works fine. Thanks for any help, Mike
     
  2. May 22, 2008 at 6:51 PM
    #2
    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    104,126
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    That would be the best thing. Look under the nehicle and make sure the cable is free from obstructions also. :)
     
  3. May 23, 2008 at 4:33 AM
    #3
    TacoMike

    TacoMike [OP] Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2008
    Member:
    #6237
    Messages:
    30
    Pennsylvania
    Vehicle:
    '04 Tacoma SR5
    K&N air filter
    After doing some research I found out that I should be getting 12 to 18 clicks from the ebrake handle before it bottoms out. I'm getting around 35 clicks. I found out how to adjust it and am going to try that today.
     
  4. May 23, 2008 at 6:58 AM
    #4
    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Member:
    #1138
    Messages:
    13,693
    Gender:
    Female
    First Name:
    Jandy
    Lancaster, PA
    Vehicle:
    2007 4.0L 4x4 TRD Sport Access Cab A
    Advantage Torza top (tri-fold), Husky floor mats, RuffTuff seat covers, C2C hood struts, Homelink mirror, USA Spec PA15-Toy (120gig Classic & 8gig nano), Garmin Nuvi 660, Protecta Bed mat, Pop-n-lock, TSB Springs, Scangauge II, Heated drivers seat, Fumoto drain valve, Aries pushbar, PIAA 540 fog lights, Hood scoop grahics, Flowmaster 50 series dual catback exhaust, RainX Latitude windshield wipers, Husky rear floor liner (ontop of folded down seats). Console Vault.
  5. May 23, 2008 at 10:06 AM
    #5
    TacoMike

    TacoMike [OP] Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2008
    Member:
    #6237
    Messages:
    30
    Pennsylvania
    Vehicle:
    '04 Tacoma SR5
    K&N air filter
To Top