Handbrake lever - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Chock the front wheels, raise and support the vehicle at the rear using stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”) then release the handbrake.

2 Working underneath, extract the spring clip and clevis pin and disconnect the primary cable from the equaliser.

3 From inside the car detach the handbrake warning switch.

4 Disconnect the cable from the handbrake lever by extracting the clip and clevis pin (see illustration).

10.4 Removing handbrake lever clevis pin and clip
10.4 Removing handbrake lever clevis pin and clip

5 Unscrew the lever securing bolts and remove the lever.

Refitting
6 Refitting is the reverse sequence to removal. On completion adjust the handbrake cable, if necessary, as described in Section 8.

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