Hand Brake Adjustment On 1999 Excel - Hyundai Forums : Hyundai Forum

Register Home Forums Active Topics Photo Gallery Garage Members List Calendar Auto Loans Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

Hyundai-Forums.com is the premier Hyundai Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-01-2008, 02:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 6
PhillMiester
Default

G'day all!

Im new to the site. hoping some one can help!
Im wanting tighten up the hand brake on my 1999 Twin Cam Hyundai Excel.
Is the adjuster on the hand brake its self or somewhere else? I've heard some people say just to adjust some nuts on the hand brake lever its self and other refered to a technique where the hand brake is applied and the car is reversed which tightens the cable.

Any idea's?

Thanks for the Help!!
PhillMiester is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-01-2008, 09:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,219
NovaResource
Default

First, make sure the rear shoes are not worn. If the parking brake is not holding then the shoes are probably worn. If the shoes are new (or are least newer) adjust them with the adjuster screw at the bottom, not at the handle itself. Drum brakes are self adjusting. To do this, drive the car in reverse while applying and releasing the brake a few times.
NovaResource is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hyundai Forums : Hyundai Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Random Question


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:38 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.