Equator 2WD V6-4.0L (2009)
Brakes and Traction Control > Parking Brake System > Parking Brake Shoe > Component Information > Service and Repair > Parking Brake Shoe : Exploded View > Page 3248
Shorten adjuster by rotating it in the opposite direction.
After replacing the shoes or disc rotors, or if parking brake does not function properly, perform the break-in operation as follows.
1) Adjust the parking brake lever stroke to specification.
Maintain vehicle speed at 40 km/h (25 MPH) moving forward.
Apply the parking brake control lever with an operating force of 196 N (20.0 kg-f, 44.1 lb-f).
Apply the parking brake control lever for a period of 30 seconds before releasing.
To prevent lining from getting too hot, allow a cool off period of approximately 5 minutes after every break-in operation.
Do not perform excessive break-in operations, because it may cause uneven or early wear of lining.
3) After the break-in operation, check parking brake control lever stroke. Readjust as necessary if it is not within the specified stroke.
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