Kia Amanti 2004-06

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Adjustment





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Fig. Parking brake assembly and related components

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the adjusting hole plug, and then turn the adjuster 5 notches in a clockwise direction. To prevent the disc from rotating, use a flat tip screwdriver.
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  5. Turn the adjuster 5 notches in the opposite direction.
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  7. Adjust parking brake stroke to be 3.47-3.90 in. (88-98mm) by doing the following:

    Turn the adjusting nut while applying 44 lbs. (196 N) to the brake pedal
     
    Measure movement of brake pedal
     
    Depress and release parking brake pedal 3 times and check the stroke again

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    Fig. Parking brake adjusting nut and pin

     

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  9. After adjusting the parking brake stroke, raise the rear of vehicle with a jack.
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  11. Check that the rear brakes do not drag by turning the rear wheel when the parking brake lever is released.
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