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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.

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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make sure e-brk shoe adjuster is all the way closed. then start adjusting little by little until you can slide disc back on and have a little friction when you spin it by hand, also hope your replacing dics, old one sometime have lots of rust stopping disc from going on anyway good luck and hope this helps.

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a word of caution, before adjusting the parking brake make sure the rear adjustment is working and properly set up

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