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Adjusting emergency brakes on 2006 ford freestyle sel awd

Had to replace pads on rear. needed to back off emergency brakes in order to screw piston in enough. failed to get adjustment correct and now emergency brakes do not hold properly.

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I just did mine today, and did not have this problem. I screwed the caliper back in (right side CCW, left side CW) using the autozone loaner tool. No problem once I figured out they were opposite. Did not touch the e-brake at all. They self adjusted as designed and everything works. You need to un-do the adjustment you made if you were able to reassemble.

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