Kia Sportage 2005-06

Cables

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Adjustment



  1. Pull the parking brake lever with a force of 44 lbs. (20 kg) to fully apply the parking brake. The parking brake lever should be locked within 7-8 clicks. If parking brake does not operate as specified, proceed to the adjustment procedure below.
    NOTE
    Before attempting to adjust the parking brake cable, ensure the parking brake shoes are properly adjusted.

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  3. Check and if necessary adjust the parking brake shoes.
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  5. Pull the parking brake lever up one click.
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  7. Remove the floor console.
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  9. Raise and properly support the vehicle.
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  11. Tighten the adjusting nut (A) until the parking brakes are dragged slightly when the rear wheels are turned.
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  13. Release the parking brake lever completely, and check if parking brakes are not dragged when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.
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  15. Make sure that the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled up completely.
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  17. Lower the vehicle.
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  19. Reinstall the floor console.
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