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Gazc2
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:40 pm    Post subject: Handbrake shoe adjuster stuck ? Reply with quote

So started to put the rear brakes back on I have the adjuster all cleaned and greased etc however when I have put them back the adjuster is catching on the return spring and wont turn with a screwdriver, pretty sure its the right spring having checked my Haynes any tips boys on how to resolve this ? and by the way a replacement spring is £19 Surprised
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I suspect that it is quite normal for the adjuster to catch on the return spring, I am sure it does on all cars I have seen. This is what gives is a notchiness to the movements and stops it from rotating of its own free will.



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cheers MC I will fire the disc on and give it another bash Thumb
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