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Fortuner handbrake handbrake lever adjustment

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On the Toyota, you can do it two ways: The easiest is to push in on the release button on the lever and move the lever up and down twenty or thirty times while the vehicle is slowly moving forward. A long driveway or parking lot is best for this. Or, there is an adjusting nut at the end of the park brake cable under the handle. If you pull the handle up, you should be able to see it down inside the center console on the bottom side of the handle. Turn the nut clockwise a turn or two.

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Posted on Aug 21, 2008

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Did you check the operation of your hand brake & the cable that attaches to it?

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remove the back brake drums ,slacken handbrake cable then run a mini grinder around the lip on the edge of the drum .Then adjust the auto adjusters manully so when the drum is push on it just goes on ,tap with a hammer all around the drum to level the shoes and if need be adjust up a bit more ,then when finished re-adjust the cable so you have three notches on handbrake lever

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First make sure that both cables are good, jack rear wheel and apply emergency brake then see if both wheels lock up, this test is to make sure both cables are working, if there good then adjust the e brake handle at the handle, theres an adjusting nut at the rear of handle this is done from inside the car,

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handbrake wont hold due to incorrect adjustment method .
Under handbrake lever cover there is a thread rod with a 10mm nut on it undo it until the nut is level the top of the rod.
2.remove rear wheels
3.remove brake capliers and brackets
4.remove rear disc rotors.
5.get some sand paper and clean handbrake shoes and inside of disc rotors.
6.use a and adjusting tool and adjust the handbrake mechanism until you can feel drag on the rortor.
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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.
Then you would go underneath the car and find the cable that stretches from the handbrake lever to a juction with a second cable. There should be an adjusting thread somewhere at this intersection.

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.

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remove the back brake drums ,slacken handbrake cable then run a mini grinder around the lip on the edge of the drum .Then adjust the auto adjusters manully so when the drum is push on it just goes on ,tap with a hammer all around the drum to level the shoes and if need be adjust up a bit more ,then when finished re-adjust the cable so you have three notches on handbrake lever

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1. Raise the vehicle and release the handbrake.
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