Honda Cars 2007-2008

Adjustments

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Cables



Specific to:

Honda Accord 2007-2008

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the center console.
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  5. Release the parking brake lever fully.
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  7. Loosen the parking brake adjusting nut and remove the rear wheels.
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  9. Make sure the parking brake arm on the rear brake caliper contacts the brake caliper pin.
    NOTE
    The parking brake arm will only contact the brake caliper pin when the parking brake adjusting nut is loosened.

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  11. Pull the parking brake lever up one click.
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  13. Tighten the adjusting nut until the parking brakes drag slightly when the rear wheels are turned.
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  15. Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that the parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.
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  17. Pull the parking brake all the way up, and make sure the parking brakes are fully applied.
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  19. Reinstall the center console.
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Specific to:

Honda Fit 2007-2008

  1. Pull the parking brake lever with about 44 lbs. of force to fully apply the parking brake. The parking brake lever should be locked within 6-8 clicks. If the number of lever clicks is excessive, adjust the parking brake.
  2.  
  3. Remove the center console.
  4.  
  5. Release the parking brake lever fully.
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  7. Loosen the parking brake cable adjusting nut.
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  9. Press the brake pedal several times to set the self-adjusting brake before adjusting the parking brake.
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  11. Pull the parking brake lever 1 click.
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  13. Tighten the parking brake cable adjusting nut until the parking brakes drag slightly when the rear wheels are turned.
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  15. Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that the parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.
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  17. Make sure the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled all the way.
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  19. Install the center console.

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    Fig. Showing the parking brake cable adjusting nut (A)

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