Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment


Re-setting of the parking brake is necessary after overhauling the caliper body, or if the brake calipers, housing, parking brake cable or brake discs have been changed.
Remove the floor console to reach the adjusting nut.
Loosen the parking brake cable until both operating levers rest in fully off position.
Bring the brake pads in their operating position by pressing the brake pedal down several times until there is resistance.
Tension the parking brake cable by tightening the adjusting nut, until the operating levers on both calipers lift from the stop, up to a distance of (A) and (D) between operating lever (B) and stopper (C).
Distance (A+D): Max. 3 mm (0.12 in)

Refit the floor console.
Parking brake lever in the car must be in fully loosened position.
If the handbrake cables where changed, actuate the parking brake a few times with maximum force to stretch the parking brake cables, and then control adjusting as above.
Check the wheels of their free operation.
Test drive.

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  • Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment

    Hyundai Elantra: Parking Brake Adjustment