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Austin-Healey Sprite - Sprite Parking Brake
|Has anyone had a problem adjusting the parking brake cable on a 1960 (Frogeye) Sprite? I assumed after 40 years that the cable had stretched beyond adjustment but a new cable is exactly the same length; the rear brakes are correctly adjusted but the cable will not draw tight.|
|L. F. Koederitz|
|Release the handbrake, then back off the rear brakes at the drum. Then remove the clevis pin near the diff, then re-adjust the brakes.|
As you reconnect the clevis pin you will find it will not reconnect, so adjust the cable to fit into the clevis pin.
Your problem should then be fixed.
|D S Low|
This thread was discussed between 19/03/2004 and 23/06/2005
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