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ABS Parking brake philosiphy - brake adjustments trivia ?'s?

TRUE OR FALSE1. the parking brakes are provided with equal cable tension by the cable adjusters.2.the parking brakes are provided with equal cable tension by the equalizer.3. it is important to remember that the parking brake is not part of the vehicle hydraulic brake system.4. It is important to remember that the parking brake is applied mechanically.During parking brake adjustment: 5 65. (we) checks and adjusts the drum-to-lining clearance before adjusting the parking brakes.6. (we) fully applies the parking brake lever before making the adjustment.The parking brakes (automatic-release system) do not release: 6 77.Tech A checks the drum-to-lining clearance for proper adjustment.8.Tech B checks for proper engine vacuum to the vacuum release system.9. The cable running from the parking brake control to the equalizer or adjuster is commonly referred to as the front cable.10. There may be slight routing and length differences between the left and right rear cables in a parking brake system.

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TRUE OR FALSE 1. the parking brakes are provided with equal cable tension by the cable adjusters. False. 2.the parking brakes are provided with equal cable tension by the equalizer. True, But: equalizer has limited compensation. you can still have uneven tension is the adjustment is off enough 3. it is important to remember that the parking brake is not part of the vehicle hydraulic brake system. Is this a question? Parking brake is mechanical 4. It is important to remember that the parking brake is applied mechanically. Same. It is true During parking brake adjustment: 5 6 5. (we) checks and adjusts the drum-to-lining clearance before adjusting the parking brakes. Yes 6. (we) fully applies the parking brake lever before making the adjustment. False The parking brakes (automatic-release system) do not release: 6 7 7.Tech A checks the drum-to-lining clearance for proper adjustment. Yep 8.Tech B checks for proper engine vacuum to the vacuum release system. False 9. The cable running from the parking brake control to the equalizer or adjuster is commonly referred to as the front cable. Yep 10. There may be slight routing and length differences between the left and right rear cables in a parking brake system. Yep.
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