This guide captures ‘bygone’ advice on how to Replace an Equaliser Handbrake Cable on a Renault 12 Classic Car.
Yet most Equaliser Handbrake Systems on Classic Cars are very similar.
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Contents In This Post
- Locate The equaliser Nut Underneath
- Remove The Wheel Hub Nuts
- Remove Drums And Cable From Lever
- Work Cable Through Back Plate
- Remove Completley
- Remove Cable Through Lower Radial Arm
- Slide Back Dirt Excluder
- Unhook Front End From Lever Arm
- Release Bolts In Engine Compartment
- Disconnect Battery & Unbolt Cable Under Dash
- Disconnect Electrics
- Remove Release Pin
- Reverse Procedure To Refit
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Remember folks these are ‘bygone guides’ … useful but the safety and personal protective equipment measures are reflective of bygone awareness. Stay safe.
You will find below a pictorial explanation of the work involved.
Locate The equaliser Nut Underneath
Remove The Wheel Hub Nuts
Remove Drums And Cable From Lever
Work Cable Through Back Plate
Remove Cable Through Lower Radial Arm
Slide Back Dirt Excluder
Unhook Front End From Lever Arm
Release Bolts In Engine Compartment
Disconnect Battery & Unbolt Cable Under Dash
Remove Release Pin
Reverse Procedure To Refit
Fitting new is simply a reverse of the above procedure.
Once you have fitted the new cables then you may like to follow this link for adjusting the cable correctly.
You may need to search the post as it covers the adjustment of several types of handbrake.
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