Dodge Journey: Removal

FOOT OPERATED PARKING BRAKE LEVER

1. Release the parking brake.

2. Raise and support the vehicle.

3. Manually release the parking brake cable tension.

4. Push the front cable strand into the housing until it bottoms.

5. Lower the vehicle.

6. Remove the left front door opening sill scuff plate.

7. Remove the lower cowl trim.

8. Remove the steering column opening cover.

Brakes
Fig. 225: STEERING COLUMN COVER REINFORCEMENT

9. Remove the steering column cover reinforcement mounting screws (2). Remove the steering column cover reinforcement (1).

10. Pull the parking brake lever pedal up and hold it in this position.

Brakes
Fig. 226: CABLE BUTTON LOCATED IN LEVER

11. Rotate the cable strand around at the lever mechanism until the strand lines up with the slot, then remove the cable end button (2) from the lever mechanism (1).

NOTE: Prior to removing cable from lever, note cable routing through lever for ease in reassembly.

Brakes
Fig. 227: CABLE HOUSING RETAINED IN LEVER

12. Collapse the front cable retainer fingers on the end of the cable housing (1) at the lever (2).

13. Remove the cable from the parking brake lever (3).

Brakes
Fig. 228: WIRING AT PARKING BRAKE LEVER

14. Disconnect the wiring connector (2) at parking brake indicator lamp switch.

Brakes
Fig. 229: FOOT LEVER MOUNTING

15. Remove the three mounting nuts (2), then remove the parking brake lever (1) from the cowl (3).

HAND OPERATED PARKING BRAKE LEVER

Brakes
Fig. 230: CENTER CONSOLE

1. Remove the floor center console.

2. Manually release the parking brake cable tension.

Brakes
Fig. 231: CABLE MOUNTING TO HAND LEVER

3. Remove the mounting screws (3) fastening the front cable (4) to the side of the parking brake lever (1).

4. Remove the adjusting nut (2) from the end of the front parking brake cable.

5. Remove the cable strand from the lever.

Brakes
Fig. 232: HAND LEVER PARKING BRAKE SWITCH

6. Disconnect the wiring connector (2) at parking brake indicator lamp switch (1).

Brakes
Fig. 233: HAND LEVER MOUNTING

7. Remove the two horizontal (5) and one vertical (2) mounting bolts, then remove the parking brake lever (1) from the shifter bracket (4).

    Installation
    FOOT OPERATED PARKING BRAKE LEVER Fig. 234: FOOT LEVER MOUNTING 1. Position the parking brake lever (1) over the mounting studs, against the left lower cowl (3). 2. Install the three mounting ...

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