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Hello,  does any one know the correct number of clicks on eco boost handbrake? 

Mine has 2 - 3 and wondering if this means the handbrake is over tight?

 

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mine is the same as long as its not dragging whilst driving id say its fine

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Cjay1 - how do i know if it is dragging?

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jack car up on each rear wheel and spin wheel with handbrake off, it should spin freely and keep spinning when you take your hand off it. I would recommend you put in gear and chock front wheel on the side that you are jacking up rear to stop car moving when you release hand brake. sometimes when spinning the wheel you get a slight rubbing noise from inside the brake, but the important thing is it keeps spinning when you take your hand off it.  (I assume you have drum brakes on rear)

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My  Cmax is the same 3 clicks to fully on, not that I normally put the hand brake on with the ratchet engaged 

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Mine won't go any further than three clicks.   On the slightest slope it will roll with the handbrake off though.

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Jacked car up.  The wheel spins but makes a grinding noise when it get so far round.  Does this mean the brakes, or something inside the drum, is too tight?  

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