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Emergency brake cable on a 2005 echo

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It can be adjusted by taking off the rear drums and adjusting your rear brakes. or take out the console and there is 2 nuts under there where you can adjust the cables. good luck

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BELOW OR NEXT TO E BRAKE HANDLE NEED A 10 MM DEEP SOCKET,PULL UP HANDLE TAKE A FLASH LIGHT,ADJUSTER BOLT RUN NUT DOWN

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