How Do You Replace The Rear Caliper On A 1999 Ford Mustang?

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So i have gotton the cable to come off the spring but there is like this hoop that is on the caliper. Well the emergency brake cable goes thru that hoop how do i get it out of there? I am trying to replace the caliper it will be awesome if someone could tell me how to do this. Does anyone know how to get the old banjo bolt and washer off i could not figure it out so i just put the car back together and now my brakes work worse then they did before.
 
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Noobz347

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Remove the bolt that holds the spring to the caliper. The spring will pop off. Push the cable holder down and pull the cable off of the hook.
 
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I have gotton the cable off of the spring already. There is a hoop that is on the caliper that holds the emergency brake cable to the caliper then the cable goes thru that hoop onto the spring hook. I have already been able to remove it from the spring hook but i can not get it out of that hoop
 

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There should be a retainer clip on the side towards the spring. It clips on the e brake cable part that goes through that hoop. Sometimes the cable end will get stuck in the hoop....in that case a little pb blaster and a pair of pliers, usually does the trick. Just grab the metal cable end and twist it back and forth while pulling it out the hoop. A lot of these cars didn't ever get the retaining clip installed after replacement ( kinda useless c- clip ). Hope this helps.
 

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The cable is held to the caliper by an E-clip retainter on the backside. You just need a small screwdriver to pry it off. Don't lose it, but if you don't it's a pretty standard size. Just get a kit with assorted sizes.

you can see the clip here
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So i figured out how to do it. After removing the C Clip take a 10MM socket and put it on the end of the cable that connect to the spring then put a flat head thru the 10MM and beat like mad until it comes out of the hoop. It worked for me :D