Parking Brake Check and Adjustment - Rear Disc Brake

Inspection


1.Pull the parking brake lever (A) with 196 N (20 kgf, 44 lbf) of force to fully apply the parking brake. The parking brake lever should be locked within the specified number of clicks (B).

Lever locked clicks: 
  Disc brake models: 6 to 10 
  Drum brake models: 7 to 10 

 

2.Adjust the parking brake if the lever clicks are not within the specification.

Adjustment


NOTE: After servicing the rear brake pads or calipers, or the rear brake shoe, loosen the parking brake adjusting nut, start the engine, and depress the brake pedal several times to set the self-adjusting brake before adjusting the parking brake.

1.Release the parking brake lever fully.

2.Raise the rear of the vehicle, and support it with safety stands in the proper locations. Remove the rear wheels.

3.For the rear disc brake model, make sure the parking brake arm (A) on the rear brake caliper contacts the brake caliper pin (B).

NOTE: The parking brake arm will only contact the brake caliper pin when the parking brake adjusting nut is loosened.

 

4.Remove the center console.

5.Pull the parking brake lever one click.

 

6.Tighten the adjusting nut (A) until the parking brakes drag slightly when the rear wheels are turned.

 

7.Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that the parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.

8.Make sure the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled up fully.

9.Reinstall the center console.