Lexus Car ES, IS, LS 1998-06

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Fig. Parking brake adjuster and lock nut.-ES 300 and ES 330

  1. Slowly depress the parking brake pedal all the way, and count the number of clicks. It should be 3-6 clicks at 68.3 lbf. (300 N).
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  3. Adjust the parking brake pedal travel as follows:


    1. Depress the parking brake pedal 3 notches to make a room for the procedure, and loosen the lock nut.
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    3. Return the parking brake pedal to the original position.
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    5. Turn the adjusting nut until the parking brake pedal travel is correct.
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    7. Depress the parking brake pedal 3 notches to make a room for the procedure, and tighten the lock nut to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
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    9. Return the parking brake pedal to the original position.
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    11. Check whether parking brake drags or not.
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    13. When operating the parking brake pedal, check that the parking brake pedal indicator light lights up.
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Fig. Parking brake adjuster and lock nut.-IS 300

Before adjusting the parking brake, make sure that the rear brake shoe clearance has been adjusted.

  1. Remove the parking brake lever hole cover.
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  3. Loosen the lock nut and the turn adjusting nut until the lever travel is correct.
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  5. Tighten the lock nut to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
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  7. Install the parking brake lever hole cover.
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Fig. Parking brake adjuster and lock nut (A/T equipped)-IS 250 and IS 350



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Fig. Parking brake adjuster and lock nut (M/T equipped)-IS 250 and IS 350

  1. Depress the parking brake pedal (A/T), or lever (M/T). Hold the No. 1 wire adjusting nut using a wrench and loosen the lock nut.
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  3. Release the parking brake pedal (or lever).
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  5. For A/T, turn the No. 1 wire adjusting nut until the parking brake pedal travel is at 7-9 notches at 67.5 lbf. (300 N).
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  7. For M/T, turn the No. 1 wire adjusting nut until the parking brake lever travel is at 4-6 notches at 45 lbf. (200 N).
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  9. Hold the wire adjusting No. 1 nut using a wrench or equivalent tool and tighten the lock nut to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  11. Count the number of clicks after depressing and releasing the parking brake pedal (or lever) 3 or 4 times.
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  13. Check whether the parking brake drags or not.
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  15. When operating the parking brake pedal (or lever), check that the parking brake indicator light comes on.
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Fig. Parking brake adjuster and lock nut.-LS 400

  1. Loosen the adjuster lock nut and adjuster until the parking brake pedal travel becomes correct.
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  3. If the adjustment cannot be made within the range of travel of the adjuster, remove the propeller shaft and make an adjustment at the pull rod.
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Fig. Parking brake adjuster and lock nut.-LS 430

  1. Remove the instrument cluster finish panel end.
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  3. Remove the instrument cluster finish panel center lower.
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  5. Remove the instrument panel under cover sub-assy No.1.
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  7. Remove the coin box assy.
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  9. Remove the outer mirror switch assy.
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  11. Remove the instrument panel safety pad sub-assy No.1.
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  13. Remove the instrument panel under cover sub-assy No.2.
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  15. Depress the parking brake pedal 5 notches to make room for the procedure, and loosen the lock nut.
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  17. Release the parking brake pedal to the original position. Turn the parking brake wire adjusting nut No.1 until the parking brake pedal travel is correct.
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  19. Using a spanner or equivalent to hold the parking brake adjusting nut, tighten the lock nut to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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  21. Count the number of clicks after depressing and releasing the parking brake pedal 3 or 4 times.
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  23. Check whether the parking brake drags or not. If the parking brake drags, adjust the shoe clearance.
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  25. When operating the parking brake pedal, check that the parking brake pedal indicator light comes on at the first notch. If not, adjust the parking brake switch installation position.
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  27. Install the instrument panel under cover sub-assy No.2.
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  29. Install the instrument panel safety pad sub-assy No.1.
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  31. Install the outer mirror switch assy.
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  33. Install the coin box assy.
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  35. Install the instrument panel under cover sub-assy No.1.
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  37. Install the instrument cluster finish panel center lower.
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  39. Install the instrument cluster finish panel end.
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