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LEVER TYPE : Adjustment

  1. Fully engage the control lever.


  1. Loosen the parking brake cable adjusting nut and fully release the control lever.
  2. Adjust clearance of the rear parking brake shoes. Refer to See: Parking Brake Shoe\Service and Repair\Removal and Installation.
  3. Depress the brake pedal fully more than five times.
  4. Make sure that no drag exists while rotating the rear wheel and tires.
  5. Operate control lever 10 times or more with a full stroke of 99.5 mm (3.9 in) .
  6. Adjust control lever by turning adjusting nut.
  7. Pull control lever with a force of 294 N (30 kg-f, 66 lb-f) . Check control lever stroke and ensure smooth operation.

Lever stroke (number of notches) : Refer to See: Parking Brake Control\Specifications\Parking Brake Control.

  1. After adjustment, check that there is no drag while the control lever is being released. If drag exists, perform the following: