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Old 12-16-2011, 03:08 PM   #1
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Is my ebrake supposed to lock up tires when driving down road? Cuz mine don't...it'll hold it still when in N at a stop but won't lock em up, and another thing is when I floor it my parking brake light will come on and stay on till I let of and press gas agian.and when I go to stop at a light or something the light will come on till I give it some gas...there is plenty of fluid and everything Jus curious to get yalls opinions
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Is my ebrake supposed to lock up tires when driving down road? Cuz mine don't...it'll hold it still when in N at a stop but won't lock em up, and another thing is when I floor it my parking brake light will come on and stay on till I let of and press gas agian.and when I go to stop at a light or something the light will come on till I give it some gas...there is plenty of fluid and everything Jus curious to get yalls opinions
You need to adjust your E-brake or your back brakes are getting to be worn out.
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You need to adjust your E-brake or your back brakes are getting to be worn out.
how do u adjust the ebrake??
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how do u adjust the ebrake??
Not sure on the 94-95 models.
I let my Chilton's manual go with the car when I sold it.
Pick on up at your local auto supply.
They are not that expensive and they have lots of useful info and diagrams.
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That just started happening with me also
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That just started happening with me also
Am not sure if this will help the main mustang for the brake question but for the foxs look behind yore back brake..on the bottom their will be a lil hole and a small gear inside..get a flat headed screw driver and adjust it with that..
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Am not sure if this will help the main mustang for the brake question but for the foxs look behind yore back brake..on the bottom their will be a lil hole and a small gear inside..get a flat headed screw driver and adjust it with that..
That's the rear brake adjustment used to get your rear brakes initially set up when installing new shoes. After that, if you have installed them correctly they are self adjusting and you shouldn't have to mess with that adjustment.

The E-Brake adjustment takes all the slack out of the cables, so that it works properly.
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Where's the e brake adjuster
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Where's the e brake adjuster
You would have to check a manual to be sure, but I think there is an adjustment nut at/on the E-brake mechanism and maybe an adjustment coupling in the cables under the car too.
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I'll check cause e brake dosnt start to grab until all the way up. And then once there. It barley grabs and dosnt hold anything. Brakes are all new and strong and adjusted right
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I'll check cause e brake dosnt start to grab until all the way up. And then once there. It barley grabs and dosnt hold anything. Brakes are all new and strong and adjusted right
The cables stretch out over time.
When replacing brakes everything related should be adjusted.
You may need to replace the cables if they have stretched too far to be adjusted any more.
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Imma check it out when I get home I'm offshore right now. But gonna get a plate and insurance a drive it for first time. Can't wait bought the car in dec and still haven't drove it lol been working on getting it road ready. And it's almost there. All new everything to do with brakes minus the e brake lol. New rack and pinion. All new vacuum lines light bulbs seats new hurst shifter. Light switches. AC compressor radio and speakers new wheels and tires now I can get started on suspension. Upper and lowers. Subframe connectors from MM. Remove rear quad shock due to tires rubbing. Torque box braces upper and lower. Then on to engine mods

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