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Replace a Spare part Handbrake cable – a defective one or if the limit of use has been already reached. Find out useful information about Handbrake cable

Faults of parking brake cable
  • cable breakage;
  • mechanical damage;
  • cable oxidation;
  • cable lock;
  • damage to the bracket;
  • corrosion.
Symptoms of parking brake cable malfunction
  • lack of parking brake response;
  • indicator reading of brake fluid gauge;
  • tacking of handbrake during the cold period;
  • partial blockage of the wheels using the hand brake;
  • the wheels lock when the parking brake is off.
Causes of parking brake cable faults
  • lack or insufficient amount of lubricant in the system;
  • use of inappropriate spare parts;
  • exceeding the life of the parking brake cable;
  • uneven wear of the brake pads;
  • ingress of moisture into the system;
  • loose or damaged parking brake cable ends;
  • damage or displacement of the fastening cable elements.

If there are signs of malfunctions the cable needs to be inspected. If you notice any mechanical damage, rust or oxidation, it is necessary to replace the item as soon as possible. Also check the splitter mountings. If you use the hand brake often they may become loose.

At the stand the wheels locking level is checked with the parking brake on. Partial blockage of the wheels, the blockage failure of one or more wheels is the main indicator of a cable fault.

The service life of the part is almost unlimited. In normal operating conditions and in the absence of physical damage it can last 10 years or more.

Replacing the parking brake cable

Repair of parking brake cable is not carried out, it is only to be replaced. The efforts of two people are required to install a new cable.

First, you must completely remove the rear wheels brake drums and exhaust system. Then loosen the mounting locknuts and remove the equalizer. You also need to remove the cover and disconnect the cable from the lever, which is located inside the vehicle. This operation requires a lot of time. It is recommended to replace the parking brake cable at a service station.

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