Rotate the rotor as shown to make sure that there is no drag. Then, disengage the parking brake pedal. Do I have stretched cables or is there something I missed in the adjustment? Make sure that no drag exists while rotating the rear wheels. I did what you stated and still get about 10 clicks. Use a 10mm wrench or deep socket to turn the nut counterclockwise to loosen the cable tension. For example, should I have moved the pedal adjustment all the way back to its starting position before adjusting my pads in the rotar? Any idea what the problem is? Kinda wish the owners manual would state what you just mentioned.
Locate the parking brake adjusting nut located on the bottom of the parking brake pedal, just before the pivot point of the pedal arm. Or, examine the part in person at your nearest Advance Auto Parts location. Today my 2005 Nissan Titan Crew Cab did not pass safety inspection because of my emergency brake. Remove the lower dash side finisher. To determine if the parking brake mechanism requires adjustment, slowly depress the pedal as you count the clicks. Use a flat blade screwdriver to rotate the adjusting wheel of the parking brake shoes to move them outwards until they span 6mm less than the inside diameter of the brake rotor. Remove lower dash side finisher and front kick plate together.
This type of parking brake system has two adjustments; - The cable can be adjusted at the parking brake lever and - the shoes which are adjusted at the rear drum. Pull control lever with specified amount of force. Moved it all the way out. Remove the adjuster hole plug installed on the rotor. Search for the trusted brands you prefer, compare prices when you can, and make sure you get the part you need to keep your Nissan Titan humming! Check control lever stroke and ensure smooth operation. Occasionally, the system will require adjustment for optimum efficiency.
Manual Description The actual shapes of Kent-Moore tools may differ from those of special service tools illustrated here, measuring rear rotor drum parking, when parking brake pedal is operated with the specified force, make sure the stroke within specified, make sure the components are attached properly, checking looseness backlash. Result: Now I have plenty of resistance, but the brake does not really hold the truck. Loosen the parking brake cable adjusting nut and fully release the control lever. After replacing brake shoes or disc rotors, or if brakes do not function well, perform break-in operation follows, to prevent lining from getting too hot, allow cool off period, of approximately minutes after every break-in operation, do not perform excessive break-in operations, because it may. Partially engage parking brake pedal to access adjusting nut. After adjustment, check the following points. Quote: Now I have plenty of resistance, but the brake does not really hold the truck.
Lever stroke number of notches : 7 - 8 Force : 196 N 20 kgf, 8. After rotating the tires, I did a quick inspection of the pads and rotor surface, and there wasn't much wear or grooves. When you pushed the emergency brake, it pretty much just goes to the floor with not much resistance. Is not an emergency brake, is a parking brake. Result: Still the same problem.
Your first stop should be Advance Auto Parts with an inventory of 3 Parking Brake Parts parts for your Nissan Titan. Remove push pin from lower dash side finisher. I'm able to access this with a 10mm ratchet wrench. Second Steps 3 Adjusted the scew on the pedal adjustment under the dash. A simple tape measure or ruler should suffice, but Nissan does make a special tool J-21177-A to take this measurement. Remove front cable retaining bolts nut, disconnect right and left rear cables equalizer, installation is in the reverse order removal, do not reuse adjusting nut after removing it.
Number of notches when warning lamp switch comes. By tighten the nut it you have adjusted the parking brake pedal and you should be able to set the parking brake by pressing the pedal only 4 clicks. Clean the brakes with a vacuum dust collector to minimize the hazard of airborne particles other, remove the disc rotor only with the parking brake pedal completely released position, remove pin retainer and withdraw cable end toggle lever, check inner diameter inside drum area disc rotor. Toggle lever returns to stopper when parking brake lever is released. After locking, turn the adjuster in the opposite direction 5 or 6 notches.
Partially engage parking brake pedal to access adjusting nut. That inventory means we either have the exact brand part you need, or plenty of options to compare. Make sure the parking brake control lever is fully released and parking brake cable adjusting nut is loosened. You can purchase it from a dealership, or possible rent it from a tool rental service. Thanks so much for the help!! Remove front pillar lower finisher.