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Brake - Emergency

Change in Emergency Hand Brake Lever

Emergency hand brake lever assembly A-2780-C has been obsoleted. When calls are received for this part after present stocks are exhausted supply the present design lever assembly A-2780-E. The sector on .the new hand brake lever assembly has finer teeth. (See Fig. 961) This permits a closer braking adjustment. When replacing an A-2780-C assembly with …

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LUGS ADDED TO EMERGENCY BRAKE CARRIER PLATE ASSEMBLY

Four lugs 1⁄2″ high have been added to the outer flange of the emergency brake carrier plate assembly A-2600 and A-2601. See Fig. 958. These lugs provide additional support for the emergency brake band and lessen any possibility of the band shifting to one side.

RELEASING EMERGENCY BRAKE LEVER

Sometimes owners experience difficulty in releasing the emergency brake lever after the emergency brake has been tightly applied. This is caused by failure to first pull the lever back slightly before pressing down on the release button.

Emergency Brake

((529)) The new emergency brake provides a separate and distinct emergency or parking brake system. It consists of two internal expanding brakes on the rear wheels operated by a hand lever and entirely independent of the four wheel service brakes. (See Fig. 529.) To accommodate two sets of internal brakes on the rear wheels a …

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