Handbrake cable

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Handbrake cable

Post by Barnsley BXer » Tue May 09, 2006 11:43 am

Anybody got any tips for fitting one.I seem to remember having to take the centre console out last time :evil:
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Post by jeremy » Tue May 09, 2006 11:55 am

I didn't find it very difficult - but did have to get right underneath to get the new cable through the tunnel behind the exhaust and also had to undo the console fittings to get the cable onto the lever in front of the handbrake. I don't think I took it out completely.

Some (Quinton Hazell) cables have a thick plastic section at the wheel end which protects the cable from chafing on the front guides (the one fixed to the strut)

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Post by Barnsley BXer » Fri May 12, 2006 9:09 pm

I lost a fair bit of skin trying to get the cable through to the lever,but everythings now ok and my car has now got an MOT :D :D :D
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