Honda Accord: Parking Brake Inspection and Adjustment - Conventional Brake Components - Brakes - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Parking Brake Inspection and Adjustment

Inspection

1. Pull the parking brake lever (A) with 196 N (20 kgf, 44 Ibf) of force to fully apply the parking brake.

The parking brake lever should be locked within the specified number of clicks.

Lever locked clicks: 7 to 9 clicks

2. If the number of lever clicks is not as specified, adjust


2. If the number of lever clicks is not as specified, adjust the parking brake.

Adjustment

1. Release the parking brake lever fully.

2. Pull out the center console rear trim (A) (see page 20-160).

3. Loosen the parking brake adjusting nut (B).


3. Loosen the parking brake adjusting nut (B).

4. Raise and support the vehicle (see page 1-13).

5. Remove the rear wheels.

6. Make sure the lever (A) on the rear brake caliper contacts the arm (B).

NOTE. The lever will contact the arm when the parking brake adjusting nut is loosened.

7. Clean the mating surfaces between the brake disc and


7. Clean the mating surfaces between the brake disc and the inside of the wheel, then install the rear wheels.

8. Pull the parking brake lever 1 click.

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

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

11. Make sure the parking brake lever is within the specified number of clicks (7 to 9 clicks).

12. Install the center console rear trim (see page 20-160).

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