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Brakes Mazda Famillia 1989

Hi,

The rear brakes performs less than 50% compared with the front.
The hand brake works OK.
I suspect the proportional valve could be faulty?
How much should the line pressure on the rear cylinders be?

Thanks Herman.

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  • hermanandjok Oct 23, 2008

    Thanks!

    No, the problem is not the brake shoes or handbrake cable adjustment.
    It seems the line pressure on the rear brake cylinders is to low.


  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    any luck sorting it ?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Replaced master cyl and abs pump, no pressure in front and rear line

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Id be inclined to adjust the rear brake shoes How high do you have to lift the hand brake lever?Some service centres/mechanics adjust the hand brake cable and not the shoes as they should because its easier and quicker Its a short cut !!

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