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You have a spindle on the top of the pedel arm looks like a half moon loosen the cable and push the plastic spindle all the back tighten the cable and this should take care of you concern

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HOW DO YOU ADJUST THE parking brake?


make sure rear wheels are adjusted properly, if you still need to adjust parking brake, then is a 10mm nut on side of parking brake lever inside sportage, not necessary to remove centre console

Sep 03, 2014 | 2001 Kia Sportage

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Rear brakes


Removal
1.Remove rear wheel and tire assembly from vehicle.

2.Remove rear brake drums from hub and bearing assemblies after loosening the two brake drum screws.
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3.Be sure that the parking brake pedal is in the release(most upward) position.

4.Completely loosen square nut of the rear parking brake cable. Then create slack in the rear parking brake cables.
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5.Remove adjuster spring from adjust lever and brake shoe.
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6.Remove adjust lever and turn the adjusting wheel of adjuster assembly to the direction of the arrow as shown.
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7.Remove the strut spring and the lower retracting spring from the brake shoe.
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8.Remove the upper return spring from the brake shoe.
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9.Remove brake back plate hold down spring and pin from the leading brake shoe assembly.

10.Remove the leading brake shoe. Then remove the adjuster assembly, strut and anchor spring from the trailing brake shoe.
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11.Remove the trailing brake shoe from the brake back plate after removing hold down spring and pin.
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12.Remove the trailing brake shoe from the rear parking cable.
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13.Remove parking pivot lever from the leading brake shoe.
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Replacement
1.Lubricate the eight shoe contact areas on the back plate and anchor.
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2.Install the trailing brake shoe to the rear parking cable.

3.Install trailing brake shoe on brake back plate and install the trailing brake shoe hold down spring and pin on the brake shoe.

4.Tighten the square nut of rear parking cable.

5.Install the anchor spring then install adjuster assembly, and strut.

6.Install leading brake shoe on brake back plate.
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7.Install the brake shoe upper return spring, strut spring and the lower retracting spring to the brake shoe.

8.Properly rotate the adjusting wheel of adjuster assembly to the direction of the arrow in as shown.
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9.Install the adjuster spring on the adjust lever and leading brake shoe assembly.

10.Install the leading brake shoe hold down spring and pin on the brake shoe.
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11.Adjust brake shoes assemblies so as not to interfere with brake drum installation.

12.Install the rear brake drums on the hubs.

13.Check and adjust whether the pedal stroke in the specification.(Refer to section BR Gr./On-vehicle service/Pedal stroke of parking brake)

14.Install wheel and tire.

15.Push the parking brake pedal to the floor once and release pedal. This will automatically remove the slack from and correctly adjust the parking brake cables.

16.Test the vehiche on the road. The adjust will continue the brake adjustment during the road test of vehicle.

Inspection
1.Inspect the disassembled parts for wear, rust or damage.

2.Measure the thickness of brake shoe lining.
Standard : 0.17 in (4.5 mm)
Minimum : 0.04 in (1 mm)

3.If the shoe lining is less than minimum or shows signs of uneven wear, replace new one.
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4.Measure the inside diameter of the brake drum.
Standard : 10 in (254 mm)
Maximum : 10.07 in (256 mm)
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5.If the inside diameter of the brake drum is more than maximum or shows signs of uneven wear, replace new one.

6.Inspect the lining and drum for proper contact. If the contact condition is improper, repair it with a grinder or replace the brake shoe assembly.
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Aug 14, 2013 | 2002 Kia Sedona

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How do you adjust the parking brake on a 2005 buick lacrosse


Under the vehicle you will see a cable coming from both back brakes to a "t" in the middle of the vehicle. Tighten the cable till there is almost no slack by turning the nut on the bracket. Click the parking brake one or two clicks and then remove the slack until the cable is barely tight. Now your parking brake is adjusted properly.

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How can I adjust emergency brakes


this should be a drum brake system on the rear. to adjust the parking brake, adjust the rear shoes through the baking plate to adjust your rear brakes. this will give you a more responsive pedal and a tighter parking brake. if you need a diagram, email me at iambanshee74@yahoo.com

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How do i adjust e brake on 2006 kia rio


The Kia Rios (assuming yours is equipped with rear disc brakes) utilize a system that incorporates the parking brake into the rear calipers. What this means is there really isn't a way to adjust the brake itself, since it is part of your rear service brake. If you really wanted to you could adjust the cable at the parking brake lever. This would more than likely require removing your center console to get to it. The problem is if you over adjust, you will cause constant contact between the rear pads and the disc, causing premature padwear. You really shouldn't ever need to adjust the parking brake, but if your really wanted to, that would be how to do it.

Jan 14, 2010 | 2006 Kia Rio

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How do I adjust the parking brake cable on a 1991


If the car has a center console between the seats, and the e-brake lever is there, remove the console there should be a bolt to tighten or loosen. Loosen it with the lever DOWN, pull the cable as tight as it will go with your hand and a pair of pliers. Holding the cable in place tighten the bolt or nut that secures the cable. If this doesn't fix it, have your rear brakes inspected and/or adjusted.

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Parking Brake doesn't work. I have adjusted the


Check your rear brakes and their adjustment. If parking brake is seperate check them also. The brakes have to work and be adjusted properly then adjust parking brake.

Sep 08, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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How do I adjust the parking brake?


Loosen the cable nut at the rear brake, pull the cable until the tension is tight, then tighten the cable nut. Since the parking brake only operates on the rear brakes, your rear pads may be too worn causing the parking brake not to hold. Check the pads first to see if they need to be replaced. Also, the parking brake cable can stretch or break over time. Verify that isn't case since you may need to install a new cable rather than adjust it.

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