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Handbrake Adjustment How do I adjust the handbrake lever travel?

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  • danieldunkle Jul 02, 2008

    how do i tighten the handbrake on my daewo nexia cannot find a manual any where

  • raghoc Jul 30, 2008

    The hand break seems to get higher & higher.

    Normally one would believe if the hand break is set it should saty like that for ages as the disc break does all the work ( hand break is for parking only).

    Even after adjusting the shoe to maximum to the drum when you put enough pressure on the tyre & try to move it back (by hand)the tyre moves.this only happens to right side . Left side is all good.

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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.

The daewoo is anyone's guess. I've never even seen one.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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SOURCE: ford bantam handbrake adjustment

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

Posted on May 31, 2010

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SOURCE: Handbrake Adjustment

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http://www.fordscorpio.co.uk/adjhandbrake.htm

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