Kia Sorento: Parking Brake Lever Assembly Installation - Parking Brake System - Brake System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service ManualKia Sorento: Parking Brake Lever Assembly Installation

Second Generation XM (2011-2023) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service Manual / Brake System / Parking Brake System / Parking Brake Lever Assembly Installation

1.
Install the parking brake lever assembly (A).

Tightening torque :
19.6 ~ 29.4 N.m (2.0 ~ 3.0 kgf.m, 14.5 ~ 21.7 lb-ft)

2.
Install the parking brake cable (B) and tighten the adjusting nut (A).

3.
Apply a coating of the specified grease to each sliding parts (A) of the ratchet plate or the ratchet pawl.

Specified grease:
Multi purpose grease SAE J310, NLGI No.2

4.
Install the parking brake cable adjuster, then adjust the parking brake lever stroke by turning adjusting nut (A).

Parking brake lever stroke:
5 ~ 6 clicks (Pull the lever with 196N (20 kgf, 44 lbf))

  
After repairing the parking brake shoe, adjust the brake shoe clearance, and then adjust the parking brake lever stroke. (Refer to "Parking brake shoe installation")

5.
Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.
6.
Make sure that the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled up fully.
7.
Reconnect the connector (A) of parking brake switch.

  
Inspect the continuity of parking brake switch.

When the brake lever is pulled: continuity
When the brake lever is released: no continuity

8.
Install the floor console.
(Refer to Body - "Floor console")
Parking Brake Lever Assembly Removal
   The parking brake cables must not be bent or distorted. This will lead to stiff operation and premature failure. ...

Parking Brake Lever Assembly Adjustment
Parking Brake Lever Stroke Adjustment 1. Remove the floor console. (Refer to Body - "Floor console") 2. Apply the brake p ...

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Removal
1. Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect the negative (-) battery cable. 2. Disconnect the accelerator position sensor connector (A). ...

Components
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Illuminated ignition switch (if equipped)
Whenever a front door is opened, the ignition switch will illuminate for your convenience, provided the ignition switch is not in the ON position. The light will go off immediately when the igniti ...

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