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Old 04-17-2005, 09:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My hand-break is very loose and wanted to adjust it so that I can apply the breaks properly with 4-5 clicks. Right now I have to pull up and there is about 11 clicks before it is fully engaged.
I have 96 328.
Is there any DIY anywhere (link) or someone please explain the procedure.
I checked pelican but does not have it.

Appreciate any help.
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Old 04-17-2005, 10:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think it depends on how used up the brake pads are.
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Old 04-17-2005, 10:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Give this a try: http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarticl..._Adjustment.htm

I haven't done it, but I probably should soon, mine's in about the same shape as yours. Post again if it works out. Good luck!

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i have a 96 328i and it has discs on the back and i have to pull the e brake up so far to stop the car the boot comes out on its own, so how do i tighten that ebrake?
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im in the same boat as the rest of you. while it hasnt heppened yet, im just waiting for the day that i park on a hill, set the handbrake and get out of the car just in time to watch it start rolling right back down.

basically, i im prolly about due
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