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02-18-2008, 09:52 AM #1
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2002 Suburban Parking Brake Adjustment
I've adjusted the parking brake shoes per the manual, but I still go all the way to the floor on the parking pedal. The parking brake does engage enough to hold the vehicle. However, I'm used to having a little reserve in the parking brake pedal.
Is there anotheer adjustement that I am missing?
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02-23-2008, 07:39 PM #2
02-23-2008, 09:43 PM #3
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The PB on my 2001 suburban is exactly the same as well as my 2006 silverado. Now with my 87 blazer, there is a cable adjustment (rear drum brakes) and pedal only goes half way to the florr and is tight.Darcy
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02-23-2008, 10:11 PM #4
The clearance between the park brake shoe and the rotor is 0.6604 mm (0.026 inch).
Park Brake Pedal Adjustment
Important: Before you adjust the park brake, verify that the park brake shoes are adjusted to provide a clearance of 0.6604 mm (0.026 inch) .
- Verify that the equalizer nut is tightened to 3.5 Nm (31 inch lbs.) .
- Fully apply and release the park brake pedal 3 times.
I have little resistance also while pressing down until i'm about 3"s from the floor then i can "feel" the brake engaging then pressing on to lock the brake.
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