Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 21:34:40 +1300
From: Richard Sutherland-Smith <>
Subject: Re: No Emergency Brake on '97 8000 CSE

In message <tsgkovksf4neheobtk9d6ln3mv8oo3rfbonopsamcom> Malcolm <mwm1XXXnopsamedu> wrote: > On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 11:34:36 GMT, "wgr" <> wrote: > > > I can't see for the life > >of me how any corrosion would cause a problem with the actuation of the > >emergency brake. Anyone have any insight as to what might be going on here? > > > The first time that I had my brakes done I had a similar experience > with the the handbrake (not for emegencies, really) and my repairer > fiddled and fussed and finally got it right. > > There appears to be something sublle or unusual that the unfamiliar > repairer misses. I hope that someone in the group can elucidate. Brake is adjusted up using a 7mm hex; take the rubber plug from the back of the calliper and turn it up till the wheel just starts to bind when turned by hand. It self-adjusts after this. Don't muck with the cables until this is right. -- Richard & Mary Sutherland-Smith

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