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  1. Wheels, Suspension & Brakes
    Semi-related: I had my 2010 EX Accord in Neutral, parking brake engaged, in a parking lot with between 1-2% upward grade going forward. Engine off. I was in process of removing the console/cup holder trim piece to get at some wiring. I heard a low groan, from the rear, and within about a...
  2. The 9th Generation
    My parking brake from the factory was never impressively tight. The last 10,000 miles the brake seemed to tighten up to a respectable amount of clicks while setting it. One night a few weeks ago I heard my pads dragging while driving. I got out and noticed one wheel was heavily coated in brake...
  3. The 8th Generation
    I have attempted to adjust my parking brake twice and twice it has gone back to being poorly adjusted. The lever on the rear brakes keep getting stuck out of position. If I push those "levers" back in position the parking brake works well for a while and then reverts back to being out of...
  4. The 9th Generation
    I might be old school, but I ALWAYS use my parking brake. I think it's the safe thing to do and I've also heard that leaving the car in Park and letting the transmission brake the car puts unnecessary wear on the transmission (not sure if that's true or not). Anyway, when I park I stop the...
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