John Deere – 1023E, 1025R and 1026R – Adjust Park Brake Engagement

Adjust park brake engagement after the service brake adjustment procedure has been completed. (See Adjust Brakes in this Group.)

[1] – Park machine safely.

[2] – Adjust service brake linkage. (See Adjust Brakes in this Group 15.)

[3] – Press brake pedal and lift park brake control to set park brake. If park brake cannot be set, or if park brake does not hold, adjust park brake linkage.

[4] – Remove left and right engine side panels.

[5] – Remove two hex and two Phillips head screws (A) securing steering pedestal cowl.
Remove cowl.

[6] – Loosen bell crank pivot nut (B).

[7] – Rotate eccentric nut (C) to adjust engagement point of park brake pawl.

[8] – Rotate adjuster eccentric so that park brake engagement pawl (D) just clears lobe (E) of brake cam with brake pedal fully depressed.

[9] – Tighten pivot nut on adjusting eccentric.

[10] – Check park brake engagement.

[11] – Install cowl and secure with two hex and two Phillips head screws.