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mneuman916
10-09-2013, 10:47 PM
Just to satisfy my own curiosity... anyone have any idea how to adjust the parking brake?

Fiat500USA
10-09-2013, 11:56 PM
It is adjusted very similarly to an Audi/VW.








Remove the floor console.
Place the parking brake handle in the completely lowered position.
Back the adjuster nut off until there is no tension on the parking brake cable.
Tighten the adjuster nut until tension begins to be felt on the cables.







Look at the rear calipers and ensure that the parking brake actuating lever has not lifted off of the parking brake stop on both sides of the vehicle.
If lever is off of the stop, it will be necessary to go back inside the vehicle and loosen the adjuster nut.
Once there is tension on the parking brake cables and both actuating levers are still on their resting tabs, actuate the parking brake to ensure that it is functioning properly.
Install the floor console .

mneuman916
10-10-2013, 06:50 PM
It is adjusted very similarly to an Audi/VW.








Remove the floor console.
Place the parking brake handle in the completely lowered position.
Back the adjuster nut off until there is no tension on the parking brake cable.
Tighten the adjuster nut until tension begins to be felt on the cables.







Look at the rear calipers and ensure that the parking brake actuating lever has not lifted off of the parking brake stop on both sides of the vehicle.
If lever is off of the stop, it will be necessary to go back inside the vehicle and loosen the adjuster nut.
Once there is tension on the parking brake cables and both actuating levers are still on their resting tabs, actuate the parking brake to ensure that it is functioning properly.
Install the floor console .


Thanks Chris!