Make sure the rear brakes are properly adjusted prior to adjusting the parking brake.
- Pull the parking brake lever with 44 lbs. of force and note the number of notches.
The parking brake lever should raise:
- 7-8 notches for G20
- 8-11 notches for J30
- 10-11 notches for I30
- Locate the parking brake adjuster at the base of the hand lever and rotate the adjuster nut on the threaded rod to obtain the proper parking brake lever adjustment.
- Bend the parking brake warning lamp switch plate so that brake warning light comes on when parking brake lever is pulled up 1 notch. The brake light should turn off when the lever is fully released.