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Old 04-16-2008, 10:30 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I could be wrong, but I think that when backing up to adjust the brakes, you must come to a complete stop with each application of the brakes. It is when the car "settles in" to the complete stop and lurches slightly in the forward direction that the actual adjustment takes place. Therefore, just pumping the brakes while backing up won't do it. You may have to do this cycling numerous times to notice a difference. Good luck!

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