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Old 10-06-2015, 10:48 AM   #1
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Adjusting emergency brake

Can anybody help me out? I am trying to adjust my emergency brake and the process seems to be easy by reading it in the 101 projects book.

I can't break the nuts loose that are under the center console. There are two nuts on a long bolt that need to be loosened in order to give the cables some slack. Any ideas on how to get these nuts loose? Do they turn in opposite directions?
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Old 10-06-2015, 11:02 AM   #2
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Hold the nut closest to the cable with one wrench and turn the other nut to loosen.
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Old 10-06-2015, 11:05 AM   #3
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Hold the nut closest to the cable with one wrench and turn the other nut to loosen.
I did that and I still couldn't break the nut loose. Do they turn in opposite directions on is it still lefty loosey righty tighty for both?
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Just to make sure we are talking about the same part.

http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Boxster_Tech/51-BRAKES-Parking_Brake_Adjustment/images_large/pic2.jpg

You loosen the nut with the yellow arrow. It should loosen the regular direction.
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Old 10-06-2015, 03:53 PM   #5
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They are both right hand thread. Just hold the inner nut and turn the other nut counter clockwise or loose. The nuts are jammed tight so it takes some effort.
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