Parking Brake cables, R&R

Peter Schulz pcschulz at
Tue Sep 20 19:03:32 EDT 2005

My bad, my digipics show that I DID remove exhaust, but I have done it 
before w/o removing it.


At 06:48 PM 9/20/2005, Peter Schulz wrote:

>BTDT 3x...
>Good news is that you DON'T have to drop the exhaust.  What you need are
>some long-handled needle nose pliers to remove the parking cables from the
>I found that I had to remove the cross member and heat shield - remove the
>nuts and completely remove the cross member, remove the nuts holding the
>heat shield and pull it to the front of the car.
>The pivot is offset to one side - take note of that before removing the old
>cable.  There are also two clips that hold the cable casing ends near the
>pivot - I found that I could remove them by using a "cats paw" and pulling
>I'll look for some digipics and send them to you....
>1991 200 20v Q Avant Titan Grey
>1991 200 20v Q Avant Indigo Mica
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>1990 CQ silver (awaiting S2 engine transplant)
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