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Old 06-14-2008, 08:37 PM   #1
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adjusting parking brake; 2002 honda accord

i haven't looked at the parking brake setup yet, but anyone got a quick tip or any secrets i need to know?? gotta adjust it pretty soon, as the car can actually go a decent distance with the parking brake on. appreciate any tips!!!
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:39 PM   #2
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i haven't looked at the parking brake setup yet, but anyone got a quick tip or any secrets i need to know?? gotta adjust it pretty soon, as the car can actually go a decent distance with the parking brake on. appreciate any tips!!!
There should be an adjust ment thing unde the car on the cable. It will either be near the brake lever, or near the rear. The hard part is getting under that car.
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:40 PM   #3
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^^hope this helps
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:43 PM   #4
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There should be an adjust ment thing unde the car on the cable. It will either be near the brake lever, or near the rear. The hard part is getting under that car.
cool........and yeah, every time i drive it up on the ramps for an oil change, the very front bottom of the bumper catches a bit. i'll look into the adjustment tomorrow!
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I cant tell in that attachment, is the adjusting nut IN the car or Under it?
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I cant tell in that attachment, is the adjusting nut IN the car or Under it?
i think it's in the car under the parking brake handle "boot"
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that helps alot man......thanks!!
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I cant tell in that attachment, is the adjusting nut IN the car or Under it?
looks to be in the car......gotta take the console or parking brake boot off to adjust.......and its just like golf cart brakes!!! awesome!!
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Old 07-11-2008, 05:30 PM   #9
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Did you end up adjusting it???
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Old 07-11-2008, 05:34 PM   #10
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Did you end up adjusting it???
i actually havent yet, but im gonna do it soon. the parking brake light keeps coming on.......and the brake isnt even applied, so adjustment is necessary now. hopefully, its just a sensor or microswitch that makes the light come on, and an adj. will take care of that.
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i actually havent yet, but im gonna do it soon. the parking brake light keeps coming on.......and the brake isnt even applied, so adjustment is necessary now. hopefully, its just a sensor or microswitch that makes the light come on, and an adj. will take care of that.
Hopefully an adjustment takes care of it. Good luck man!
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Hopefully an adjustment takes care of it. Good luck man!
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