The original purpose of emergency brakes was to stop your vehicle in an emergency. Fortunately, the brakes on a Chrysler Town & Country rarely fail and the emergency brakes are most commonly used to keep the vehicle from moving while parked. The most likely type of failure for emergency brakes is when the brake cable rusts and seizes after being unused for a long period.
Tools Used: Tools, Brake lubricant, Rear brakes shoes kit, Locking pliers, Socket wrench
Replace Emergency Brakes
Determine which type of emergency brakes your Chrysler Town & Country will need. Emergency brakes typically function by activating the regular braking system on the driving wheels. The emergency brakes for the Chrysler Town & Country minivan use drum brakes on the rear wheels. Raise the vehicle. Release the parking brake pedal completely and maintain some slack in the rear parking brake cables by,….