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Parking brake adjustment finally confronted!!!!

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Old 09-11-2017, 06:59 AM
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Hello,

Is there any way to get the images back on this post? They seem they would be great for the post. The links for the images are dead.

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Originally Posted by TerminA8r View Post
<center><img src="http://pictureposter.audiworld.com/13362/brake1.jpg"></center><p>I've had significant travel on my parking brake for years, and I finally got tired of it. So today I took a closer look. The hardest part was to get the socket on the nut. The nut is located right above the driveshaft. You can hardly see it.

<img src="http://www.vagcat.com/p/B153/711500.png">
Nut # 12 needs to be tighten, it's a 13 mm. Use a deep socket. Attach a couple of extensions and a swivel is a must have. Once you get the socket on the nut, all it takes is a few turns with the wrench and you are done. That's it.
No more 10 clicks before the parking brake grabs. I can't believe I waited this long to fix it!

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Old 07-20-2018, 11:11 AM
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Default Parking e-brake noise how to adjust ?

My Audi A5 2010 been having parking brake noise for years and now getting louder noise. I found this post but couldn’t view the guide photos too , hope anyone here can help to show where the 13mm nut is to solve my parking brake noise issue.
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