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Parking Brake and Actuation - Parking Brake Cable Adjustment Mondeo 2007.5 (02/2007-)
General Procedures

  1.  
    1. Fully apply the parking brake.
    1. Fully release the parking brake control.
  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
    Refer to: Lifting (100-04 Noise, Vibration and Harshness, Description and Operation).

  1. Support the muffler and tailpipe assembly.

  1. Torque: 5 Nm

  1. Loosen the parking brake cable adjustment nut to the end of the parking brake cable thread.

  1. NOTE:
    NOTE:This step requires the aid of another technician.
    1. Insert a 1.2 mm feeler gauge between the parking brake lever and the brake caliper abutment, on both sides.
    1. Tighten the parking brake cable adjustment nut until movement is observed on one of the parking brake levers.
    1. Remove the feeler gauges.
    1. Rotate the rear wheels and tires and check for brake drag. If brake drag is felt, loosen the parking brake cable adjustment nut to the end of the parking brake cable thread, clean the parking brake cables and repeat the parking brake cable adjustment procedure.
    1. If brake drag is still felt after, repeat the adjustment using a 1.0 mm feeler gauge. If brake drag is still felt, loosen the parking brake adjustment nut and reduce the feeler gauge measurement by 0.2 mm each time, until no brake drag can be felt at the rear wheels and tires.

Mechanical Repairs > 2 Chassis > 206 Brake System > 206-05 Parking Brake and Actuation > Description and Operation > Diagnosis and Testing > General Procedures > Parking Brake Cable Adjustment

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