Before adjusting the cable, adjust the brake shoes, if so equipped.
- Pull the parking brake lever up. Release it and repeat several times.
It should take the specified number of notches to apply the parking brake.
Legacy and Impreza: 7-8 notches
- Loosen the locknut on the turnbuckle and adjust the length of the cable, so the parking brake is applied within specification.
- Tighten the locknut and recheck operation of the parking brake lever.
- Adjust parking brake cable by turning the adjusting nut until the parking brake lever stroke is set at 7 to 8 notches with operating force of 44 lbs. (196 N).
Tighten lock nut.