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Brake cable too tight
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Park Brake Adjustment
Park Brake Adjustment (Disc Brake)
j 21177-A Drum-to-Brake Shoe Clearance Gage
Park Brake Shoe Adjustment
Caution: Refer to Brake Dust Caution.
Important: The park brake shoes must be adjusted before the park brake cable tension is adjusted.Set the J 21177-A so it contacts the inside diameter of the rotor
Important: Before you adjust the park brake cable tension, verify that the park brake shoes are adjusted to provide a clearance of 0.6604 mm (0.026 in) and the rear disc brake rotors are installed.
Posted on Feb 22, 2009
SOURCE: parking brake adjustment
On the accents what you need to do is to remove the plastic casing from around the parking brake mechanism. Towards the back on each side there is a screw that needs to come out. Then you will just need to wiggle the plastic casing out and around from the parking brake and set it aside with the screws. Once that is off on the inside there will be what looks like one long (gold colored) screw and at the bottom there will be a mini cable running off to each side. At the end of the tension adjuster is where you adjust it. Mine was very loose and I had to tighten it down quite a bit. It takes a 12 MM wrench. You will want to turn the wrench toward the passenger side to tighten it down. Hope this works for you.
Posted on Feb 25, 2009
SOURCE: parking brake cable adjustment
if its rear shoes there is a cog wheel that turns in and out to close and spread the shoes just turn the wheel to make the shoes go in a little at a time and the drum will go back on
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
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Park brake shoe assembly 1500HD, 25 and 35 Series
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