4.3.29. Check of the parking brake
The parking brake should hold the car on a bias of 25 % when moving lever in car salon on 7–9 teeth (clicks) of the ratchet device.
1. For check of correctness of adjustment of the parking brake find near a parking lot of your car a platform or a loading ramp in height of H = 1,25 m at length of entrance of L = 5 m (fig. 4.5)
. Such ratio corresponds to a bias of 25 %.
2. In the absence of such ramp for the simplified check of the parking brake put the car on an equal platform. The lever of gear shifting establish in neutral situation, lift completely the lever of the parking brake. Leave the car and try to get it moving forward. If it was possible to you, it is necessary to adjust urgently a drive of the parking brake (see. «Adjustment of a drive of the parking brake»