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After spending half the night researching on such a simple topic, it's not that simple since every topic comes up when searching for "Emergency Brake Issues"

When sitting in the driver seat yesterday I pulled the emergency brake and hear a loud clunk. So loud in fact that it made me jump. I went under the jeep and inspected the cables leading to each rear wheel. I found that if I pull the cable from under the Jeep leading to the rear passenger tire, I hear a loud bang as if a spring is not sitting right. Has anyone else experienced this issue before? I go back to the lever in the Jeep and it is exactly at four clicks you get this noise. I don't mind pulling the tire and rotor off, just wondering if anyone else has heard this from their Jeep.

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I do have something going on with my e-brake lever. Not sure if it's the same. I can hear and feel a pop/clunk when I engage the brake sometimes or even most times. It feels like something in the lever mechanism, though it's not super loud and feels minor. I haven't really tried to figure it out yet, though, because lazy. But it's on my list...
 
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I do have something going on with my e-brake lever. Not sure if it's the same. I can hear and feel a pop/clunk when I engage the brake sometimes or even most times. It feels like something in the lever mechanism, though it's not super loud and feels minor. I haven't really tried to figure it out yet, though, because lazy. But it's on my list...
I suggest going to the rear of the jeep and pulling on the cables to see which direction you hear the noise. If it's more towards the front or towards the wheels themselves.
 

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I suggest going to the rear of the jeep and pulling on the cables to see which direction you hear the noise. If it's more towards the front or towards the wheels themselves.
Ok I will see what I can find out on mine later today.
 

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After spending half the night researching on such a simple topic, it's not that simple since every topic comes up when searching for "Emergency Brake Issues"

When sitting in the driver seat yesterday I pulled the emergency brake and hear a loud clunk. So loud in fact that it made me jump. I went under the jeep and inspected the cables leading to each rear wheel. I found that if I pull the cable from under the Jeep leading to the rear passenger tire, I hear a loud bang as if a spring is not sitting right. Has anyone else experienced this issue before? I go back to the lever in the Jeep and it is exactly at four clicks you get this noise. I don't mind pulling the tire and rotor off, just wondering if anyone else has heard this from their Jeep.

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Did the clunk sound like it originated at the axles or more in the center of the jeep?

The adjuster mechanism, where the two e-brake cables are joined together and then attached to the handle, is located on the floorboard underneath the rear half of the center console. Maybe this mechanism is getting caught on something under the console and when you pull the handle it is freeing itself and making a noise.
 
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Did the clunk sound like it originated at the axles or more in the center of the jeep?

The adjuster mechanism, where the two e-brake cables are joined together and then attached to the handle, is located on the floorboard underneath the rear half of the center console. Maybe this mechanism is getting caught on something under the console and when you pull the handle it is freeing itself and making a noise.
Going underneath the Jeep to each rear tire you can pull the parking brake cable. The passenger side, you pull it and a loud metal loud clunk sound actually comes from the tire area itself. I'll figure it out this weekend coming up and let you all know.
 

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Well in my case the sound is definitely coming from inside. I bet it's in the adjuster but won't know until I take the console off to look. It's intermittent, but when it does happen it's always after the last click on the e-brake lever.
 

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Well in my case the sound is definitely coming from inside. I bet it's in the adjuster but won't know until I take the console off to look. It's intermittent, but when it does happen it's always after the last click on the e-brake lever.
I'm actually taking my 2019 JLR in today to have the parking brake assembly replaced because mine would rattle when I released the parking brake.

Back in February I was told that the spring had come off the handle so the entire assembly would need to be replaced. Only took 5 months to get the parts in.
 
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Im currently at the Dealership now. Ironically, the ABS and traction control light came on yesterday morning. I gave them a heads up about the parking brake...I'll keep you posted on both subjects.
 
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I walked back and spoke to the technician. I pulled the parking brake cable in the back and it stopped making that noise. The tech said that when you lift the rear end up the parking brake self levels out...whatever the hell that means. Never heard of that before. The driver rear speed sensor is shifting in and out so they are installing a new one.
 

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