Question about 2004 Buick Century
How do you adjust the tension on the emergency brakes for a 2004?
This car has regular shoes on the back not disc. Replace shoes and adjust cable. No parking brake is a sign of worn out shoes. Regals have rear disc on them for this year.
Posted on Apr 25, 2009
There is only one way to adjust the cable tension on that vehicle. remove the rear wheels, caliper and rotors, you will see the parking brake shoes, using the star adjuster, start turning in the direction that spreads the shoes apart and put the rotor on, the parking brake shoes should have a very light mount of drag when the rotor is put on. when each side is set correctly, the parking brake should have the proper tension.
Posted on Feb 21, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 24, 2011 | 1990 Buick Century
Jun 23, 2011 | 1996 Dodge Caravan
Mar 04, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe
Apr 15, 2009 | 1998 Buick LeSabre
Mar 29, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet Express
Sep 21, 2014 | 2004 Buick Century
987 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!