The 2001 Chevy Cavalier parking brake has an adjustment bolt on the parking brake assembly. Turn the adjustment bolt to loosen or tighten the parking brake.
There are five steps on how to adjust the parking brake in a 2001 Ford Explorer. Some of the step-by-step instructions are park the vehicle on a flat surface, place the wheel blocks under both front tires, and disengage the parking brake.
Usually at the top of the pedal under dash area
To adjust the parking brake, first open the middle console and remove the small plastic square. Under the square is a bolt that you must loosen. Once this is loosened, take the console cover off. On the driver's side of the parking brake, there is a nut that you can loosen or tighten to adjust the tension of the brake.
On the drivers side frame rail is the cable adujuster that you can adjust to increase tension on the E brake.
how to adjust the emergency brake
you must first adjust the rear drum brakes. then and only then can you adjust the cable for the parking brake at the base of the park brake pedal/handle. if you don't do the rear drums first, you will stretch the cable
How do you adjust the emergency brake on your 2001 S10 Chevy?
my parking brake release did not take off the parking brake on my 2001 chevy s10? is there a way to disengage it?
You can adjust the e-brake by taking up the slack in the cables. The adjustment is outside the frame rail, under the drivers side of the vehicle, aprox under the drivers seat.
To fix a parking brake that will not lock on a 2001 Sonoma install a new parking lever. The parking lever can be purchased at any auto parts store.
it is behind emergency brake on top!!