A year 2000 Subaru Forester. When you activate the emergency brake does it use the front brakes or the rear brakes ?

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  • zipper
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Rear! REAR! REAR! REAR! 

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  • 2 months ago

    It uses the rear wheels.

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  • JetDoc
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    The PARKING brake is always on the REAR wheels.

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  • 2 months ago

    Rear brakes are for the emergency brake. If it was the front brakes you wouldn't be able to steer when using the e-brake and the brake cables would snap from flexing when turning a corner.

    Source(s): Mitsubishi Master Tech
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  • Ron
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    I'm not aware of any commercially produced road vehicle that doesn't apply the parking brake to the rear wheels 

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  • bo
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    uses the rear brakes

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  • Jay
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Just try it and find out.........

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  • Rick
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Rear only ........................................

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