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handbrake lever won't release

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Re: handbrake lever won't release

Post by silverdart »

Sounds like you need to adjust the handbrake, which on the Dart is a very easy job to do.
I have never heard of anyone else ever wanting to alter the mechanism to the standard method of operation. I think the racing handbrake fitted to the Dart is great and very efficient.


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Re: handbrake lever won't release

Post by csm1406 »

The handbrake mechanism is very efficient but does need to be set up properly. Check the manual & set it up as instructed. My handbrake will lock the wheels even in motion.


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