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Mini Cooper Parking Brake Cable Replacement

This video will walk you through the steps needed to replace the parking brake cables on your Mini Cooper. The vehicle in the video is an R56 Mini, but the information will apply to other Minis with a similar parking brake design.

Video on Mini Interior Removal: https://youtu.be/powCgE9Tx50

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Parts

AC Delco RT Cable 18P97004 (these did not work for my application): https://www.amazon.com/ACDelco-18P97004-Professional-Passenger-Brake/dp/B01E6I91EC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1533057746&sr=8-1&keywords=2007+mini+cooper+parking+brake+cables&dpID=41ydQbny4oL&preST=_SX300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

AC Delco LF Cable 18P97005 (these did not work for my application):  https://www.amazon.com/ACDelco-18P97005-Professional-Driver-Brake/dp/B01E6I9VXS/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1533057746&sr=8-2&keywords=2007+mini+cooper+parking+brake+cables

Left Cable that did work G2NMB2210: https://new.minimania.com/part/G2NMB2210/Parking-Brake-Bowden-Cable-Left-Side-Oem—Mini-Cooper–S-R56-R57-R58-R59

Right Cable that worked G2NMB2211: https://new.minimania.com/part/G2NMB2211/Parking-Brake-Bowden-Cable-Right-Side-Oem-Mini-Cooper–S-R56-R57-R58-R59

Tools

1/4″ Milwaukee Driver: https://www.milwaukeetool.com/Products/Power-Tools/2453-22

Ingersoll Rand 3/8″ Impact: https://www.jbtoolsales.com/ingersoll-rand-w5132-k12-iqv20-3-8-drive-impactool-bl2022-kit#oid=1002_1

Milwaukee Light: https://www.milwaukeetool.com/Products/Lighting/2125-21XC

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Video Title: Mini Cooper Parking Brake Cable Replacement -ETCG Video Description: This video will walk you through the steps needed to replace the parking brake cables on your Mini Cooper. The vehicle in the video is an R56 Mini, but the information will apply to other Minis with a similar parking brake design.Thumbnail: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/images/Youtube_Thumbs/aug/2018/Mini_Cooper_Parking_Brake_Cable_Replacement.jpg

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