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Understanding how Auto Park parking brake-shoes are adjusted

Understanding how Auto Park parking brake-shoes are adjusted

In the following PDF we will try to help the coach owner understand that your AutoPark parking brake adjuster and star-wheel CANNOT be accessed thru a port in the backing plate like the old family car used to be configured.  The port is in the revolving brake drum itself – – Accordingly, the drum must be oriented such that the port is positioned right over the star wheel – – Approximately the 12 o’clock position.
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Auto Park parking brake adjuster and star wheel CANNOT be accessed thru a port in the backing plate like the old family car used to be configured

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a picture of a typical AutoPark parking brake drum removed showing 2 access ports for adjusting the brake shoes.
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Typical Auto Park parking brake drum removed showing 2 access ports for adjusting the brake shoes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download how Auto Park parking brake-shoes are adjusted here

Comments and questions are always welcome, oldusedbear

 

Posted in: Category 6 - - AutoPark Brake; Bleeding the brakes, adjusting the shoes, cable adjustment, troubleshooting and understanding how it works.

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