BBA-Reman Forums



Handbrake adjustment on a Renault Clio 1997/98

Posted By hotmitzi 2/18/2008 5:07:58 PM
Add to Favorites0
Author Message
hotmitzi
 Posted 2/18/2008 5:07:58 PM
Saturday Job

Saturday Job - (4 reputation)Saturday Job - (4 reputation)Saturday Job - (4 reputation)Saturday Job - (4 reputation)Saturday Job - (4 reputation)Saturday Job - (4 reputation)Saturday Job - (4 reputation)Saturday Job - (4 reputation)Saturday Job - (4 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 2/19/2008 4:03:59 AM
Posts: 4, Visits: 15
4
Hi,  my daughter has a little renalt clio and the handbrake needs adjusting, could anyone tell me how to get to it and how to adjust it please, thankyou.
K And R
 Posted 2/18/2008 5:40:03 PM
Forum Master Technician

Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (12,748 reputation)

Group: Moderators
Last Active: Yesterday @ 7:43:06 PM
Posts: 11,392, Visits: 63,423
Hi.

 Check the rear brakes first and make sure they are OK and adjusted. Adjusting the handbrake cable will not improve how good the brake work,s but just the amount the handbrake lever moves.

Kev.

"If you dont KNOW how it works, don,t try to test or fix it"

Chuck_Wagon
 Posted 2/19/2008 4:34:16 PM
Forum Master Technician

Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 5/23/2013 3:42:57 PM
Posts: 1,895, Visits: 2,314
hotmitzi

Best advice is to get hold of a Haynes manual to cover this procedure, and all the other problems that Daughter will be throwing at you!

Not sure of the manual number because you are right on a change over point at this model year, and you haven't specified whether it's petrol or diesel.

Pop down to Halfords, or your local car accessory shop, with the vehicle details and they will be able to help.

Chuck


To help and to serve

2/19/2008 4:36:11 PM by Chuck_Wagon
HotAir
 Posted 2/19/2008 5:09:54 PM
Forum Tea Boy

Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (86 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 8/11/2014 11:35:17 AM
Posts: 86, Visits: 307
86
I don't think Haynes have got enough printing ink to cover the problems MY daughter gives meBigGrin

Ray

Chuck_Wagon
 Posted 2/19/2008 5:14:00 PM
Forum Master Technician

Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)Forum Master Technician - (1,956 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 5/23/2013 3:42:57 PM
Posts: 1,895, Visits: 2,314
Ray,

Nor mine as well x2 + 3 boys!

Chuck


To help and to serve

dano
 Posted 2/19/2008 5:27:31 PM
Forum Tea Boy

Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)Forum Tea Boy - (32 reputation)

Group: Forum Members
Last Active: 4/26/2013 5:14:48 AM
Posts: 31, Visits: 82
32
from what i can remember the ajustment for the handbrake is underneath the car behind the heat shields of the exhaust but do as what was posted before CHECK AND AJUST UP THE REAR BRAKES FIRST, ive worked on many clios and have had problems with the shoe ajusters siezed or not working properly.  

Cool DAPPER!!!!
manicmotors
 Posted 2/19/2008 5:44:40 PM
Forum Master Technician

Forum Master Technician - (2,883 reputation)

Group: Moderators
Last Active: 7/9/2012 3:21:15 PM
Posts: 2,779, Visits: 19,698
and the friction part falling off causing a long hand brake travel

martin


Reading This Topic

Expand / Collapse

Back To Top