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Experience:  ASE Master Certified,35 years experience, Shop owner, electrical specialist
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Failed an international car inspection hand brakes. trying

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failed an international car inspection for uneven hand brakes. trying to determine if this is something I can fix with a home garage
JA: Have your brakes ever been replaced? Have you checked the brake fluid?
Customer: emergency brakes
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: mechanic said left side is at 90 and right side is at 210
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: you are my first stop
JA: Thank you.
Customer: ?
JA: What confuses you?
Customer: so how do you adjust the emergency brakes
JA: Is there anything else the Nissan Mechanic should be aware of about your Nissan?
Customer: 2014 Murano, 45K, good condition
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  tracker40 replied 5 months ago.
hello, the ebrakes use brake shoes inside the rear disc brake rotors. You remove the tire/wheel, then turn the brake rotor on the left side till the hole in the face of the rotor is at the top center, you then insert a long thin tool like tin regular tip screwdriver and turn the adjusting wheel. you may only have to turn it a few clcks, BTW: you do this AFTER you spin a few lug nuts back on the studs to hold rotor in place, You spin the wheel a few clicks as shown in diagram I have included and this will tighten that side more . I am not there nor looking at the ebrake shoes , but this is how you adjust. Your not that far off so by turning that star wheel a few + clicks will tighten that side

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