Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 17:33:42 +1300
From: Richard Sutherland-Smith <richard.ssnopsamr.net.nz>
Subject: Re: What happened to my e-brake, park brake etc??


In message <_u_nb.118825$h61.94742nopsam01.bloor.is.net.cable.rogers.com> "Happy-camper" <happycamnopsamail.com> wrote: > Felt a little adventerous this past weekend and put new Zimmerman rotors and > eurorotor pads on the back of my 92 9000. Everything went like clockwork > until I went for a little test drive and when I returned, I had no emergency > brake, nil, not the least bit of resistance. It was perfect before I started > and I never touched it during the brake work. I checked each of the little > levers on each of the rear calipers and both offered no resistance when > pulled individually by hand. I suspect that it has something to do with the > position of the piston in the caliper. Do I need to tweek it in and or out > untill the e-brake hooks up? Anyone know how this type of e-brake actually > works? > > You need to take the plastic plugs out of the back of each calliper, and using a 7mm hex., screw up the pads until they just touch the rotor when it is turned. -- Richard & Mary Sutherland-Smith now back at 19 Webb Road, Wanganui New Zealand

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