Rear parking brake diagram

  • 1990 JAGUAR XJS
Brakes problem V12 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 10000 miles

Removing rear emergence brake pads
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Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 AT 4:16 PM

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These parking brake pads are located on the inboard member of the differential. You must raise the car up so you can get underneath.

Here are the instructions and diagrams from the book on how to do the job.

Remove handbrake calipers.
Loosen nut securing pads to brake pad carriers, then remove pads. Be sure to note positioning of pads so they are not fitted incorrectly.

NOTE : The calipers should be checked for proper self-adjusting operation, before they are refitted to the car.
Handbrake Pads

Fit new pads and carefully secure them to the carriers. Be sure pads are fitted properly.
Adjust caliper by by holding one carrier and rotating the other, until a dimension of 0.75 in (19 mm) between pad surfaces, is reached. This will assist in refitting.
Place caliper into rear suspension unit. Long carrier arm should be towards inside of brake disc.

Slide caliper up around brake disc and position into mounting bracket.
Check mounting holes with a mirror for alignment.
Fit retractor and recheck alignment with mirror.
Fit tab washer plate and threaded mounting pins. Be sure the pins engage the caliper holes. (It is easy to miss one!) It is recommended that the short carrier is pinned first.
Tighten mounting pins and bend lock tabs.
Operate caliper lever(s) several times to adjust pad clearance.
Reconnect return springs and cable.

Check out the diagrams (Below)

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers, Ken
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