7-25. PARKING BRAKE ADJUSTMENT
This task covers:
General mechanic's tool kit:
· Wheels chocked and parking brake released
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
· Parking brake access cover removed
TB 9-2320-335-13&P, Appendix E
· Parking brakes are adjusted semi-annually, when pads are
replaced, or when running clearance reaches a total of
0.100 in. per side.
· Parking brake adjustment procedures are basically the
same. This procedure covers the right parking brake.
Rotate caliper arm counterclockwise for left side of vehicle.
· It may require several attempts to properly adjust
Hole in clevis (6) should line up with hole in caliper arm (3).
Perform step 2 if clevis hole does not line up with caliper arm
Adjust nut (8) on parking brake rod (7) until hole in clevis (6) lines up with hole in caliper arm (3).
Install clevis (6) on caliper arm (3) with washer (2), clevis pin (1), washer (4), and cotter pin (5).
Back off stop bolt (9) counterclockwise from parking brake caliper (10).
Rotate adjusting screw (14) clockwise until outboard pad (11) is lightly clamped on brake rotor (12).
Rotate caliper arm (3) clockwise until it stops and back off adjusting screw (14) counterclockwise
1/2 turn (3 flats), resulting in 0.025 in. of running clearance.
Rotate stop bolt (9) clockwise until inboard pad (13) touches brake rotor (12).
Back off stop bolt (9) counterclockwise 1/6 turn (1 flat) resulting in 0.010 in. of running clearance.