Lexus RX400h, Hybrid 3 2006

Cables

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Adjustment



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the rear wheel and tire assemblies.
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  5. Adjust parking brake shoe clearance, as follows:
    1. Temporarily install the hub nuts.
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    3. Remove the hole plug, turn the adjuster and expand the shoes until the disc locks.
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    5. Contract the shoe adjuster until the disc rotates smoothly. Standard : return 8 notches
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    7. Check that the shoe has no brake drag.
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    9. Install the hole plug.

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      Fig. Adjusting the brake shoe clearance

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  7. Install the rotor and caliper.
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  9. Install the rear wheel and tire assembly and tighten the lug nuts to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm).
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  11. Inspect the parking brake pedal travel, as follows:
    1. Firmly step on the parking brake pedal.
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    3. release the parking brake.
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    5. Once more, slowly depress the parking brake pedal all the way, and count the number of clicks. The parking brake pedal should travel 5 to 7 clicks at 67 lbs. (300 N).
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  13. If necessary, adjust parking brake pedal travel, as follows:
    1. Remove the lower instrument panel finish panel sub-assembly.
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    3. Remove the lower instrument panel insert sub- assembly.
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    5. Depress the parking brake pedal 5 clicks to make room for the procedure, and loosen the lock nut with fixing adjusting nut by wrench.
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    7. Release the parking brake pedal to the original position.
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    9. Turn the parking brake wire adjusting nut until the parking brake pedal travel is correct.
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    11. Use a wrench to hold the parking brake adjusting nut, then tighten the lock nut to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).

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      Fig. Use a wrench to hold the parking brake adjusting nut secure while tightening the lock nut

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    13. Count the number of clicks after depressing and canceling the parking brake pedal 3 to 4 times.
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    15. Check whether the parking brake drags or not.
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    17. When operating the parking brake pedal, check that the parking brake pedal indicator light is lit.
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