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Volvo XC90 - adjust the handbrake?

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Volvo XC90 - adjust the handbrake?

Post by Warymarty » Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:35 am

Does anyone know how to adjust the handbrake on a Volvo XC90.

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Re: Volvo XC90

Post by billofdurham » Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:12 pm

Welcome to Matthew's Volvo Site.

These are the VADIS instructions for the manually adjusted brake. I haven't done this job myself but reading the instructions I think there may be a typo error at the second "Screw the socket clockwise". The arrow in the diagram shows anti-clockwise which seems to make more sense.
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Re: Volvo XC90 - adjust the handbrake?

Post by green27614 » Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:03 pm

This diagram is crap. it describes nothing like what is on my XC90 except for the graphical representation.

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