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#131070 - 23rd Mar 2005 5:33pm vectra handbrake adjustment???
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my old mans got an 03 reg vectra, i looked to see where i can tighten the handbrake, can't see anywhere as the cables go up over the middle box of the exhaust.

anyone know where the adjustment for this is?

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#131071 - 23rd Mar 2005 7:38pm Re: vectra handbrake adjustment???
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Not sure about your model but there are 2 options?

1. Look under that hand brake leaver its self?
Sometime under the Cover there is a tightener.
Remove the casing / sleeve.

2. If you cant find an adjuster then your going to have to check the Drums / Pads ?
They may need adjusting up.

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#131072 - 25th Mar 2005 8:48am Re: vectra handbrake adjustment???
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Take a look under the hand lever brake boot , u can adajust it with a 10mm socket , if it's still poor it will need adjusting on the hand brake shoes smile

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