Originally Posted by Dijoeboss
It's mechanical, the shoe movement is mechanical via the park brake cable. The 4 oz. of fluid in the asy is to lubricate the bearings inside. The park brake asy is a unit that is bolted to the transmission, it's not serviceable because it takes special tools to properly build it! Working at a ford dealership for 23 years, no tools were made available for this unit.
2013 Georgetown XL 350
2002 F250 4X4 CC
2012 Jeep Liberty
Yeah, I may have gone ballistic with my rendition of how it works. Just tryimg to remember from the 2000 MH that had to be replaced. However; all other statements about the tie in between the levellers stand and the parking brake cannot be relied upon to act as an emergency brake.