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by tonee
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Handbrake Adjustment
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Re: Handbrake Adjustment

Thanks Darryl I got it all sorted. For the guys who need to do this this is what I had to do: 1. Remove the rear wheels 2. Remove the small round rubber grommet on the rotor to expose the hole 3. With the handbrake off you need to rotate the rotor until you can find a silver vertical cog (adjuster) ...
by tonee
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Handbrake Adjustment
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Re: Handbrake Adjustment

Oh great thanks, I'll have another look.

Just to confirm, down is to tight and up is to loosen and this applies to both sides?
by tonee
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Handbrake Adjustment
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Re: Handbrake Adjustment

The adjuster is at the bottom,get a torch and you will find it.It doesn't matter where the rotor is put on to the hub flange. So if I remove the rubber grommet to expose the hole I should see the a cog somewhere at the bottom? Is it meant to be a cog or another type? What I saw in the hole was a bl...
by tonee
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Handbrake Adjustment
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Handbrake Adjustment

SOLVED: Refer to post below for my full guide Hello, I'm trying to adjust my handbrake to make it tighter. I've pulled out the right rear wheel to find the adjustment hole where I should see a cog to make the adjustments. However when I look inside there are no cogs to be found! At guess at this sta...
by tonee
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T
Replies: 19
Views: 2157

Re: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T

I've noticed now after turning off the engine after a drive, there's a dripping sound like liquid dripping on a metal pan. This was only heard after the gearbox oil change. I'm guessing it's the fresh oil dripping?
by tonee
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T
Replies: 19
Views: 2157

Re: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T

I did the MTF oil change today and it's now PERFECT! 3rd gear issue is now solved.

Thank you everyone!
by tonee
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T
Replies: 19
Views: 2157

Re: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T

What grade/brand do you guys use? The Manual only says Mitsubishi MTF, I'm looking to get something from Supercheapauto or Repco.

Ta
by tonee
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T
Replies: 19
Views: 2157

Re: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T

Fantastic Skrallas!

It's actually getting worse since I posted this thread, will have to do it this weekend.

Thanks!
by tonee
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T
Replies: 19
Views: 2157

Re: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T

Great feedback thanks guys, I'll change the oil and hopefully it solves the problem.
by tonee
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Gearchange from 5th gear problem
Replies: 10
Views: 3030

Re: Gearchange from 5th gear problem

Hi mate I have trouble downshifting into 3rd, have you had a solution your gearbox problem?
by tonee
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 3rd/Third Gear problem M/T
Replies: 19
Views: 2157

3rd/Third Gear problem M/T

SOLVED: Changed the gearbox oil and it's all fixed! Hi All, I just picked up an 09 Sportback M/T and I regularly have trouble getting into 3rd gear particularly when down shifting from 4th. At some occasions it would go into gear at the first attempt however most of the time I would have to try more...

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