[ROVERNET - UK] 3500S Handbrake Cable Adjustment

NOBLIOUS at aol.com NOBLIOUS at aol.com
Fri Jul 9 12:25:46 BST 2004

Thanks Michael, I will check. Currently the handbrake doesn't engage until about 10 clicks. The cable looks like it is new, and the rear calipers were rebuilt.

In a message dated 7/7/2004 2:49:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time, "Michael Pellow" <mp349 at ww.co.nz> writes:

>> Is the handbrake cable adjusted from inside the car or under the car?
>> Randy - Miami, FL
>> 1970 3500S
>Before adjusting the cable ,make sure that the brake adjustment mechanisim
>is working correctly. On the rear calipers there is a leaver that rotates to
>apply the brakes.This should rest against the backstop screw in both sides
>when the cable is at the correct tension. If the aout adjust is working
>correctly ,the leavers should rotate about 1/2 to 3/4  for the brakes to
>come on.If one or both are rotating full travel ,then the adjusters have
>either frozen or been assembled incorrectly.When the cable is set
>correctly,the handbreak should come up at least 4 to 6 clicks
>Michael Pellow
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