Suzuki Aerio, Verona 2002-06

Cables

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Adjustment



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the panel for the center console on the left-hand side.
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  5. Locate the adjustment for the parking brake (1).
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  7. Remove the retaining clip.
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  9. Screw the socket clockwise to increase brake pressure when pedal is depressed.
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  11. Install the clip.
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  13. Depress the brake pedal to the first notch. Press out the adjustment using the adjustment rod: 951 2947.
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  15. Test the parking brake.
    NOTE
    Full effect can be obtained between the second and fifth ratchet teeth.



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    Fig. Location of adjuster for parking brake



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    Fig. Clip removal and changing adjuster tension for parking brake

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  17. Install the panel for the center console on the left-hand side.
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NOTE
Make sure for the following conditions before cable adjustment.


NOTE
No air is trapped in brake system.


NOTE
Brake pedal travel is proper.


NOTE
Brake pedal has been depressed a few times with about 300 N (30 kg, 66 lbs) load.


NOTE
Parking brake lever (1) has been pulled up a few times with about 200 N (20 kg, 44 lbs) load. If parking brake cable is replaced with new one, pull up parking brake lever a few times with about 110 lbs (500 Nm) force.


NOTE
Rear brake shoes are not worn beyond limit, and self adjusting mechanism operates properly.

  1. After confirming that the conditions are all satisfied, adjust parking brake lever stroke by loosening or tightening adjust nut (3).
    NOTE
    Check brake drum for dragging after adjustment. Parking brake stroke (when lever is pulled up at 44 lbs. (200 N).



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    Fig. Adjust parking brake lever

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