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Brake adjustment on a Kubota G2160 Lawn Tractor, LOL...Since…

Brake adjustment on a...

Brake adjustment on a Kubota G2160 Lawn Tractor

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

LOL...Since it was new.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes I do.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I'd like to do it without removing the rear section of the body.

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See link below, the brake is adjusted by tightening the nuts on the end of the brake rod, to compress the spring more. If brake does not hold, the brake drum has to be removed and the brake pads replaced.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Great. Since day one my Kubota G2160 Diesel Lawn Tractor hasn't had brakes. I know I should of taken it back but time, distance prevented it. Just always just used the reverse or forward pedal to stop but since moving to the country we have many more inclines and I NEED brakes.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I don't want to take the entire platform off if I can avoid it.
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Thanks!

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Thanks Curtis.

Here is brake assembly/

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