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This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1
1 Technician A says that the parking brake cable should be adjusted at each wheel. Technician B says that the parking brake cable adjustment is usually done after adjusting the rear brakes. Which technician is correct?
 
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Question 2
2 Technician A says that the parking brake hand lever can turn on the red brake warning lamp. Technician B says that a foot-operated parking brake can turn on the red brake warning lamp. Which technician is correct?
 
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Question 3
3 Technician A says that if the parking brake cable is adjusted too tight, the rear brakes may drag and overheat. Technician B says that the parking brake is adjusted properly if the cable is tight when in the released position. Which technician is correct?
 
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Question 4
4 On most drum brake systems, the parking brake lever and strut transfer the pulling force of the parking brake cable against the ________.
 
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Question 5
5 On most vehicles, the anti-rattle spring (strut spring) should be installed on the parking brake strut toward the ________ of the vehicle.
 
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Question 6
6 In a typical integral rear disc brake caliper, the parking brake cable moves the ________.
 
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Question 7
7 The rear brakes should be inspected, and adjusted if necessary, if the parking brake requires more than ________.
 
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Question 8
8 A rear drum brake is being inspected. The primary shoe is not contacting the anchor pin at the top. Technician A says that this is normal. Technician B says that the parking brake cable may be adjusted too tight or is stuck. Which technician is correct?
 
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Question 9
9 Technician A says that a hose clamp can be used to compress the retainer fingers of a parking brake cable in order to remove it from the backing plate. Technician B says a box-end wrench can be used instead of a hose clamp. Which technician is correct?
 
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Question 10
10 The wrong replacement rear disc brake pads were installed on a vehicle that used an integral parking brake. The inboard pad did not have a pin that fit into a notch on the caliper piston. Technician A says that the brakes will likely over adjust. Technician B says that the parking brake will not work. Which technician is correct?
 
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