Volkswagen Front Wheel Drive 1974-1989 Repair Guide

Brake Lever

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Rabbit, Jetta and Scirocco parking brake handle assembly



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Fig. Fig. 2: Dasher parking brake assembly

  1. Make sure the vehicle will not roll, then remove the adjusting nuts from the brake cables under the parking brake handle.
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  3. Remove the spring clip from the guide pin and remove the pin. The lever will lift out when the button is pushed.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Push the button to fit the lever over the ratchet and insert the guide pin.
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  7. Adjust the parking brake as described at the beginning of this section.
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