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read the workshop manual as you have not determined the make and model of the vehicle
most rear disc brakes have a screw adjustment that you have to move to get the hand brake to come into contact with the piston to get the hand brake to activate the pads
Pull up on the emergency brake pedal with your hand to see if the light will go off. If it will. there is a slack adjustment for the cable going back to the rear brakes. If it won't then the switch is bad or out of adjustment. It's located on the emergency brake pedal
1 Raise the car on a car lift.
While using a car jack may be tempting, do not use it. A car jack is
much too unstable to properly support a car for long and should at least
be reinforced with safety stands.2 Locate the emergency brake
adjustment. It will be found underneath the car, roughly in the area
where the emergency brake pedal is located in the interior of the car.
3 Adjust the emergency brake using either a screwdriver or a wrench, depending on the make and model of yourvehicle.
The brake line will be visible and in most cases will need to be
tightened. This can be accomplished by turning the emergency brake
adjustment so the line becomes tighter.4 Test the emergency brake again
by parking on a sloping road and engaging the emergency brake, again
noting at what point it engages when it has beenpressed and at what
point it is fully engaged.5 Repeat the adjustment process
until the emergency brake will engage properly. Take care not to adjust
the emergency brake too tight, or it will always be engaged, which will
damage your hydraulic brakes as well as the emergency brake.
If you meant only the brake handle mountings then it is possible but if you mean for tightening the play on the hand brakes you will have to adjust from the bottom the play adjusters at the lever end so as to establish a good pressure for the hand brake to act..
change brake switch. my son just changed my brakes and the lights for both regular and emergency brakes stayed on, we changed the switch and now just the emergency brake needs adjusting so that light will go out too
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If the car has a center console between the seats, and the e-brake lever is there, remove the console there should be a bolt to tighten or loosen. Loosen it with the lever DOWN, pull the cable as tight as it will go with your hand and a pair of pliers. Holding the cable in place tighten the bolt or nut that secures the cable. If this doesn't fix it, have your rear brakes inspected and/or adjusted.
The adjustment is found under the boot for the hand lever. You must remove or lift up the boot which surrounds the hand brake lever. Use a deep socket to tighten the nut on the end of the threaded shaft which is attached to the front end of the emergency brake cable. Make incremental adjustments to the cable. Test by using the hand lever after each adjustment to ensure that the emergency brake does not drag with the hand lever released. Charlie