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I have a 1.0lt Ecosport Titanium 2014 model and need to know how best to adjust the handbrake. Can anyone help please? Surely this is not a garage job!

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I don't know exactly what it's like on your car.  On a lot of cars people adjust up the cable where it joins the handbrake lever. But that's not really the right way. The right way is the adjusters inside each drum. These are normally automatic adjusters but they often get stuck and need the drums removing to manually adjust them up. Adjusting the cable up to compensate really only masks where the problem really is.  But on a car your age I would not have thought that would be casuing a problem yet. What mileage are you on?     I am assuming it is drum rear brakes but I do not know for sure.

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