Kia Forte: Parking Brake System / Parking Brake Lever

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Brake System / Parking Brake System / Parking Brake Lever

Repair procedures
Removal and Installation
  

The parking brake cables must not be bent or distorted. This will lead to stiff operation and premature failure.

1.

Dsiconnect the battery negative terminal.

2.

Remove the floor console.

(Refer to Body - "Floor Console Assembly")

3.

Disconnect the smart key antenna connector (A).

4.

Remove the floor console rear mounting bracket (A).

5.

Remove the cable retainer (A) and then disconnect the parking brake cables (B).

  

Parking brake lever in the car must be in fully loosened position.

6.

Disconnect the parking brake switch connector (A).

7.

Remove the parking brake lever assembly (A) after removing the bolts.

Tightening torque:

19.6 - 29.4 N·m (2.0 - 3.0 kgf·m, 14.5 - 21.7 lb·ft)

8.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Adjustment

Parking Brake Lever Stroke Adjustment

1.

Remove the floor console.

(Refer to Body - "Floor Console Assembly")

2.

Adjust the parking brake lever stroke by turning adjusting nut (A).

Parking brake lever stroke:

6 - 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.

3.

Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.

4.

Make sure that the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled up fully.

5.

Install the floor console.

(Refer to Body - "Floor Console Assembly")

Parking Brake System
Components and components location Components 1. Parking brake lever assembly 2. Parking brake front cable 3. Parking brake cable [LH] 4. Parking brake ...

Parking Brake Cable
Repair procedures Removal and Installation Disc Brake Type    The parking brake cables must not be bent or distorted. ...

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