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Re: Sticking Hand brake

Originally Posted by Mobile Diagnostics View Post
Excuse me for saying so but what a load of balcony lol.
7 clicks is an mot failure, excess travel.
Have a read through the MOT testing guidelines in the link below. I can not find any reference to how many clicks a handbrake should be.

I have had cars fail their MOT for having excessive travel in the handbrake operation but never have I seen the number of clicks mentioned. The guidlines mention that when the handbrake is applied and holding the lever should not be at the limit of its travel but there should be some reserve travel left but it doesn't mention by how much.

If you can find evidence which mentions the number of clicks we would all welcome to see it in writing from our friends at VOSA.
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