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2004 Kia Sedona

Rear brakes will not adjust automatically and this is causing the front brakes to carry the full stopping load.

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its never adjusts automatically ,u have to put a screw driver in the opening made for adjustment in the back of the wheel protection plate u have to use the driver as prybar to move a disk for 1 or more tooth as needed.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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