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Honda Fit: Parking Brake Inspection and Adjustment

Inspection

  1. Pull the parking brake lever (A) with 196 N (20 kgf, 44.1 lbf)   of force to fully apply the parking brake. The parking brake lever should be locked within the specified number of clicks.

    Lever locked clicks: 5 to 7 clicks

  2. APulled back with196 N(20 kgf, 44.1 lbf)
  3. If the number of lever clicks is not as specified, adjust the parking brake.


Adjustment

NOTE: After servicing the rear brake shoes, loosen the parking brake adjusting nut, start the engine, and press the brake pedal several times to set the self-adjusting brake before adjusting the parking brake.

  1. Raise and support the vehicle.

  1. Remove the center console.

  1. Release the parking brake lever fully.

  1. Loosen the parking brake adjusting nut (A).

  2. A
  3. Press the brake pedal several times to set the self-adjusting brake before adjusting the parking brake.

  4. Pull the parking brake lever 1 click.

  5. Tighten the parking brake adjusting nut until the parking brakes drag slightly when the rear wheels are turned.

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

  7. Make sure the parking brake lever locks within the specified number of clicks (5 to 7 clicks).

  8. Install the center console.

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