Broken Parking Brake Cable 99 Ranger 2WD - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource
Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiast!

Go Back   Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource Arrow Ranger-Forums Technical Forum Arrow General Technical & Electrical

General Technical & Electrical General technical and electrical discussion for the Ford Ranger that does not fit in any other sub-forum.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-15-2012
Thread Starter

I am: Chad Leno
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Rochester, NY
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Ranger
Posts: 5
Total Props: 0
Broken Parking Brake Cable 99 Ranger 2WD

I have a 1999 Ranger. 2wd. 2.5L. 5 speed manual. I am only able to go in reverse. When I go forward the rear brake shoes lock up. Is there a way for me to release them so that I can drive it home? I believe that the cable is broken inside of one of the drums and wont release. I am not sure which wheel. I've tried pushing the cable back into the drum and tapping with a hammer on the drum to release it. I want to get it home so that I can take it apart and change the cable. I'm stuck in a parking lot next to my store and need to get it home. My only other option is towing it to a garage and having a mechanic fix it. I do all the work myself at home so I am trying to do it myself but am stranded. Any ideas or help would be appreciated. thanks.
Reply With Quote
+ 0 -

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Changing out parking brake cable? winks General Technical & Electrical 19 07-18-2013 10:43 AM
Parking Brake Cable Adjustment robert99ranger General Technical & Electrical 2 06-24-2011 08:26 PM
melted parking brake cable lsf53 General Technical & Electrical 3 06-16-2011 07:00 AM
Parking, E-brake pedal not working, cable slack? bb1 General Technical & Electrical 3 05-08-2011 10:23 PM
parking brake cable?? mps01r6 SOHC - 2.3L & 2.5L Lima Engines 9 10-23-2008 10:33 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:38 PM.