Kia Carens: Parking Brake System / Parking Brake Lever Repair procedures

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Service Manual / Brake System / Parking Brake System / Parking Brake Lever Repair procedures

Removal
  
The parking brake cables must not be bent or distorted. This will lead to stiff operation and premature failure.
1.
Remove the floor console assembly.
(Refer to Body - "Floor console")
2.
Disconnect the connector (A) of parking brake switch.

3.
Loosen the adjusting nut (A) and the parking brake cables (B).

  
Parking brake lever in the car must be in fully loosened position.
4.
Remove the parking brake lever assembly (A) after removing the bolts.

Installation
1.
Install the parking brake lever assembly (A).
Tightening torque :
19.6 ~ 29.4 N.m (2.0 ~ 3.0 kgf.m, 14.5 ~ 21.7 lb-ft)

2.
Install the parking brake cable (B).

3.
Apply a coating of the specified grease to each sliding parts (A) of the ratchet plate or the ratchet pawl.
Specified grease:
Multi purpose grease SAE J310, NLGI No.2

4.
Install the parking brake cable adjuster, then adjust the parking brake lever stroke by turning adjusting nut (A).
Parking brake lever stroke:
5 ~ 7 clicks (Pull the lever with 196N (20 kgf, 44 lbf))
  
After repairing the parking brake shoe, adjust the brake shoe clearance, and then adjust the parking brake lever stroke. (Refer to "Parking brake shoe installation")

5.
Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.
6.
Make sure that the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled up fully.
7.
Reconnect the connector (A) of parking brake switch.

  
Inspect the continuity of parking brake switch.
When the brake lever is pulled: continuity
When the brake lever is released: no continuity
8.
Install the floor console.
(Refer to Body group - "Floor console")
Adjustment
Parking Brake Lever Stroke Adjustment
1.
Remove the storage service cover (A).

2.
Apply the brake pedal 20 times with the force of 10kgf after bleeding. Then, for the cable to settle in, apply the parking brake full stroke more than 3 times.
3.
Install the parking brake cable adjuster, then adjust the parking brake lever stroke by turning adjusting nut (A).
Parking brake lever stroke :
5 ~ 7 clicks (Pull the lever with 196N (20 kgf, 44 lbf))
  
After repairing the parking brake shoe, adjust the brake shoe clearance, and then adjust the parking brake lever stroke. (Refer to "Parking brake shoe installation")

4.
Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.
5.
Make sure that the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled up fully.
6.
Install the storage service cover.
Components and components location
Components 1. Parking brake lever 2. Parking brake cable 3. Equalizer assembly ...

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