hand brake

Shocks, springs, anything to do with the running gear

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barryj75
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hand brake

Post by barryj75 » Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:19 pm

my v reg 90 hdi has rear drums. ive replace the shoes, ajusters, springs and cables. when i first did it the hand brake held well on about 4 to 5 clicks then after about a month it was pointing to the roof again re ajusted it and again after a month its back pointing to the roof again. anyone got any ideas???

Harshan
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Re: hand brake

Post by Harshan » Tue May 04, 2010 12:49 pm

barryj75 wrote:my v reg 90 hdi has rear drums. ive replace the shoes, ajusters, springs and cables. when i first did it the hand brake held well on about 4 to 5 clicks then after about a month it was pointing to the roof again re ajusted it and again after a month its back pointing to the roof again. anyone got any ideas???
i would re-check the adjust and the springs. Sounds like adjuster fails to retain the adjusted position.
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