How do you adjust the parking brake on a 1987 Pontiac Fiero?
You know the Murphy's Law about when you assume something? It works really good on a Fiero. Raise the rear of the vehicle. Remove both rear wheels and watch the action of the park brake levers on the calipers as a helper pulls the hand brake lever inside of the vehicle. Do both levers move approximately the same distance? Are both return springs in good condition? They should push the levers back to the stops on the calipers. If yes, then the cable adjustment (located at the rear of the cradle frame) is probably OK. Since the park brake auto-adjustment mechanism is located inside of the rear caliper piston, it cannot be viewed. Pull the Park Brake lever inside of the vehicle as far as it will go. Pump up the brake pedal until it has a hard pedal. Release the park brake. Repeat about three times. If the auto-adjuster is working properly, you should see an improvement in Park Brake operation.
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You don't. You replace the worn out rear break shoes. If that doesn't do it you need to replace the stretched E brake cable.
Fiero Brakes You first must buy a tool from GM (not preferably due to price) or from the auto parts store (defiantly less expensive then dealer) wich turns the caliper.This t…ool sort of looks like a steel cube with little nubs sticking out here and there.This tool fits on a regular ratchet and the little nubs on the tool fit directly into your caliper. You then proceed to turn your caliper like it was a bolt until it is completely in then just install your brakes just like the front, bot make sure you allign your nubs on the back of your brake shoe to the indentions on your caliper.
Answer . \nGosh, I hate to respond when I'm not really sure, but most parking brakes adjust either at the rear of the handle in the cab, (remove the plastic console to get… at it) or at the rear of the car where the cable that activates the parking brake is located. \nMy suggestion is to pick up a Chilton or Haynes manual at your local parts store. It will describe and show you in detail how to do it.\n. \nFriPilot
First, verify that rear brake is adjusted properly. If drum brake, turn the each adjuster wheel (inside drum at bottom) until brake drags slightly, then back off (reverse d…irection) three clicks. If adjuster will not turn, repair or replace as needed. If equipped with rear disc, rear brakes auto adjust unless pads are incorrectly installed or calipers are damaged. Then, locate parking brake adjuster inline with parking brake cable. Turn adjustment until cable has some but very little tension and is not slack, but not so tight as to apply the brake.
It should be up so you can push it down to release the break.
There is not a simple way to explain it but in short here is some info.Your parking brake should click 7-12 for 87 models and if it does not u can adjust it where the cable ti…es the left and right cable underneath the truck near the transmission on the driver side.It has a Y type assembly and make sure the parking brake is off and it has a adjusting jam nut.U simply loosen the nut b4 the assembly and move the nut on the inside of the assembly in or out to tighten/loosen it.I would highly recommend buying a haynes or chiltons manual that has pics to show this and if ur rear brakes are old I would also pull the drums off to see that ur shoes are not worn out/and drums are not scared with scratches or grooves into the metal.If ur brake shoes are low on meaning less surface I would recommend to replace them and get ur drums machined at a machine shop or replace them if they show alot of wear.Worn shoes affects the parking brake because the over time it will create slack in the cables bc with less brake shoe suface the cable stretches farther and make it seem weak or u pull it further to set the brake.Check ur rear brake shoes/drums first if you have alot of miles on them,bc if they do adjusting the cables may just be a waste of time as a result.I just in nov 08 replaced my rear drums and shoes and believe me it makes all the difference.The drums were the originals and I have had the trk since new in march of 87.Hope this book gives you some insight.
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There are two possibilities, one if it's a lever type it is under the lever itself. Pull it up & look inside and you can usually see the adjusting screw. Two if its a foot ped…al type it is adjusted at the rear-end by the wheels. If it's a two thousand five and already needs adjusted I'd say someone is not disengaging it completely or not at all before they drive.
There is no clutch adjustment. The clutch is hydralic and therefore needs no adjustment. If the clutch isn't working correctly you most likely have to bleed the clutch line.…
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The slave cylinder is on top of the engine, under the intake ducting. The bleeder screw is on top Bleed the same way as brakes. There are many ways to to this. My prefe…rred method: 1: Park on level ground. 2: Set the (known working) parking brake firmly or block the right rear wheel. 3: Position the spare tire jack somewhat forward of the normal left side jacking point. About 3 or 4 inches from the forward edge of the left side rocker panel flange is good. 4: Raise the jack until the left front corner raises about 2 inches or so. A little more is okay too. 5: With the rear hatch (trunk lid, rear deck, rear hood) open, remove the air intake hose leading to the air cleaner. 6: Completely remove the bleeder screw from the slave cylinder. Verify that the screw is clean and the holes are not clogged. Clean or replace as necessary. Rinse and air dry first with carb cleaner, then water. Coat with brake fluid, then reinstall. 7: With the front hatch open, remove the cap from the clutch fluid reservoir and fill with fresh DOT3 brake fluid. DOT4 would also work, but isn't needed. Do not use DOT5. Leave the cap off for now. 8: Open the bleeder screw. Use a length of transparent, or at least translucent rubber hose to connect the bleeder to a hand operated vacuum pump. 9: Pump slowly four or five times. If you see no fluid enter the hose: check the fluid level at the reservoir (and top off) then repeat this step. 10: Pump the hand operated vacuum pump slowly until fluid flowing through the hose gets close to the pump. 11: Remove the hose from both the bleeder and the pump at the same time. 12: From this point on, remember to check the brake fluid level frequently and don't let it run low. 13: Watch that brake fluid flows (probably slowly and possibly with air bubbles) for a few minutes. If there is no flow, there is a problem in the system and bleeding won't fix it. 14: Close first the bleeder, then the cap. 15: Rinse away all spilled brake fluid with water. Use about ten times as much water as you think you need. 16: Put everything away, including the jack and air hose.
Back the car onto a set of ramps The cable behind the rear cross member of the engine cradle is the park brake cables. Tighten to tighten adjustment and loosen to loosen Be ca…reful: the common problem are seized cables and faulty calipers.
You can't. You need to replace the faulty and worn parts.
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There is no idler pulley on this year Fiero so you must mean Idle Speed. It is most likely that if the idle is high and it wont slow down automatically, 1500 or so, that you h…ave a cracked EGR pipe between the intake and the EGR valve. There are replacements available on line from companies like "The Fiero Store"
It isn't a single part, so removing it would be a problem. If you wish to disengage the handbrake, apply light pressure to the button on the end of the parking brake lever.… Lift the lever upwards (there will be some resistance) until the button presses inwards. With the button held in, lower the lever to the floor, then release the button.