Altima 2007-2009

Cables

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Adjustment



  1. On pedal type parking brake, fully loosen cable adjusting nut above the pedal.
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  3. On lever type parking brake, pull the brake lever up to access adjusting nut hole below the handle.
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  5. Insert a deep socket onto adjusting nut, fully loosen the brake cable, then lower parking brake lever.
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  7. Securely depress the foot brake 10 times to activate the brake shoe self-adjusters.
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  9. Adjust brake shoes if necessary. Rotate brake drum to make sure that there is no drag.
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  11. If the parking brake cable has been replaced, operate parking brake hard 10 times to se

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    Fig. Cable adjusting nut on pedal-type parking brake

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  13. Pull the lever up to access adjusting nut hole below grip.
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  15. Rotate adjusting nut to adjust parking brake lever stroke using a deep socket wrench.
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  17. Lower the handle, then pull it up with a force of 44 lbs. (196 N) and make sure full stroke is 8-9 clicks. Adjust cable nut again if necessary.
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  19. Make sure that there is no drag on rear brake with parking brake lever completely released.
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