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How do tighten the handbrake cable on a 2001 clio sport?

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SOURCE: renault clio 2ltr sport back brakes

two brake shoes with a auto adjuster at the top ,handbrake lever on right shoe and two return springs .if you cant remember take the other side off and look at that

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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Hello, My usual Brands are Ford products, but Foreign cars usually use simple, less expensive ways to do things. Assuming the brake pads are good, there should be a cable connected to the handbrake. You would usually pull the handbrake up to engage about 1/4 the way to engagement and lock it there.
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With the rear wheels off the ground, you would tighten the nut on the threads of the handbrake cable until you hear rubbing in the rear brakes. Then get inside the car and pull back on the handbrake lever and you should not be able to move the rear wheels with the handbrake set. You then release the handbrake 100% and the rear wheels should turn mostly without noise.

Now if you can not find an adjustment nut under the car, it is possible the handbrake adjustment nut is under the handbrake cover/boot inside the car. Still use the same process of setting the lever 1/4 engaged and tightening the threaded cable until the rear wheels start dragging.

I hope this helps you.

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Hi how do you adjust the hand brake on a 2004 jeep cherokee extreme sport


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How to adjust handbrake cable


HANDBRAKE CABLE ADJUSTMENT

1. Raise the vehicle and release the handbrake.
2. De-adjust the handbrake cable.
  • Remove the locking pin.
  • Slacken the adjuster locknut.
  • Slacken the adjuster until the levers on the callipers have returned to their stops.
3. Paint alignment lines on the lever and caliper
4. Tighten the adjuster until the caliper levers move from the alignment lines.
5. Apply the handbrake to equalise the cable.
6. Tighten the adjuster locknut to a minimum of three clicks and a maximum of six clicks.
7. Fit a new adjuster locking pin.
8. Lower the vehicle.

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Rear right wheel not turning freely as if handbrake is on


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Renault clio 2ltr sport back brakes


two brake shoes with a auto adjuster at the top ,handbrake lever on right shoe and two return springs .if you cant remember take the other side off and look at that

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How do i adjust the handbrake on my mx3 its the 1.8 v6 with rear disc brakes


theres only two places a adjustment would be the easest way is to lift your handbrake three clicks either under the handle you will see a nut on a threaded bolt turn the nut in until the slack makes tighten hard dont over tighten push button drop handle back down now if the adjustment nut is not under the handle under the car you will see your rear cables going into a single cable all three joined by a adjustment bolt with nut hold with pliers three clicks up on handle turn nut in till slack is gone drop handle back down

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