Dodge Journey: Removal

1. Release the parking brake.

2. Manually release the parking brake cable tension.

3. Raise and support the vehicle.

Brakes
Fig. 206: TIRE AND WHEEL MOUNTING

4. Remove wheel mounting nuts (3), then tire and wheel assembly (1).

Brakes
Fig. 207: PARKING BRAKE CABLE EQUALIZER

5. If not removed, remove the cable equalizer (4) (with foot lever) or equalizer/tensioner (with hand lever) from the front and rear cables.

6. Collapse the right rear cable (3) retainer fingers at the end of the cable housing where it contacts the intermediate bracket (1). Pull the right rear cable out of the intermediate bracket.

Brakes
Fig. 208: PARKING BRAKE CABLE ROUTING LOOP

7. Pull the right rear cable (2) out of the cable routing loop (3).

Brakes
Fig. 209: PARKING BRAKE CABLE EQUALIZER

8. If servicing the left rear cable, collapse the left rear cable (2) retainer fingers at the end of the cable housing where it contacts the intermediate bracket (1). Pull the left rear cable out of the intermediate bracket.

Brakes
Fig. 210: PARKING BRAKE CABLE ROUTING LOOP

9. If servicing the left rear cable, remove the nuts (1) fastening the cable routing loop (3) to the vehicle underbody near the trailing link forward mounting point.

Brakes
Fig. 211: RIGHT CABLE AT CROSSMEMBER

10. If servicing the right rear cable, remove the four screws securing the right rear cable to the rear crossmember.

Brakes
Fig. 212: CABLE AT RIGHT TRAILING LINK

11. If servicing the right rear cable, remove the upper bolt (1) securing the knuckle to the trailing link. This bolt also fastens the cable routing clamp (3) in place.

Brakes
Fig. 213: CABLE AT LEFT TRAILING LINK

12. If servicing the left rear cable:

  1. Remove the upper bolt (1) securing the knuckle to the trailing link as well as the rear cable routing clamp (3).
  2. Remove the other bolt (2) fastening the rear cable (4) to the trailing arm.

Brakes
Fig. 214: PARKING BRAKE CABLE AT BRACKET

13. Collapse the cable retainer fingers (2) at the end of the cable housing (3), then pull the cable housing out of the mounting bracket (1).

Brakes
Fig. 215: PARKING BRAKE CABLE AT LEVER

14. Slide the cable strand out of the mounting bracket, then pull the parking brake cable strand (1) upward and unhook it from the caliper lever (2).

15. Remove the cable from the vehicle.

    Installation
    1. Guide the trailing end of the parking brake cable along the inboard side of the axle trailing arm up to the rear brake caliper. Make sure the cable is routed between the brake line and the tra ...

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    1. Guide the trailing end of the parking brake cable along the inboard side of the axle trailing arm up to the rear brake caliper. Make sure the cable is routed between the brake line and the tra ...

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