G6 2005-2007

Adjustments

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Cable Adjustment



  1. Apply and fully release the park brake lever several times. Verify that the park brake lever releases completely.
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  3. Turn ON the ignition. Verify the red BRAKE warning lamp is not illuminated.
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  5. If the red BRAKE warning lamp is illuminated, verify the park brake lever is in the fully released position and against the stop and there is no slack in the park brake cables.
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  7. Turn OFF the ignition.
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  9. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  11. With the park brake lever fully released, check the park brake apply levers on the rear calipers. The apply levers should be against the stops on the caliper housings. If the apply levers are not against the stops, binding may exist.
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  13. Fully apply and release the park brake lever 3-5 times in order for the cable tensioner to take up any slack in the park brake cables.
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  15. Fully apply the park brake lever, tension should be felt on the lever by pulling the lever less than one full pull.
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  17. Attempt to rotate the rear brake rotors. There should be no rotation forward or rearward.
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  19. Fully release the park brake lever.
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  21. Verify the park brake is released by rotating the rear brake rotors. The rotors should rotate freely and exhibit no brake drag.
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  23. Lower the vehicle.
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