Nissan Altima: Parking brake break-in - Brake precautions - Brake system - Starting and driving - Nissan Altima Owners ManualNissan Altima: Parking brake break-in

Break-in the parking brake shoes whenever the stopping effect of the parking brake is weakened or whenever the parking brake shoes and/or drum/rotors are replaced, in order to assure the best brake performance.

This procedure is described in the vehicle service manual and can be performed by a NISSAN dealer.

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