Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Cabriole 1990-1999

Cables

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Rear Drum Brakes
  1. Block the front wheels and release the hand brake.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the rear of the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the rear brake shoes.
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  7. Remove the brake cable assembly from the back plates.
  8.  
  9. Remove the cable adjusting nuts at the handle and detach the cable guides from the floor pan.
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  11. Pull the cables out from under the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of removal. Adjust the parking brake and road test the vehicle.
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Disc Brakes
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Release the parking brake. It may be necessary to unscrew the adjusting nuts to provide slack in the brake cable.
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  5. At each rear wheel brake caliper, remove the spring clip retaining the parking brake cable to the caliper.
  6.  
  7. Lift the cable from the caliper mount and disengage it from the parking brake lever.
  8.  
  9. Pull the cables out from under the vehicle.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  13. Adjust the parking brake as described at the beginning of this section.
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ADJUSTMENT




NOTE
Refer to the brake shoe/pad adjustment procedure in this section.

 
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