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Re: clio authentique, problem fitting brake shoes

Sorry to burst your bubble,, but if the release arm to your handbrake is not fully back,, you will have very poor braking on the back wheels.
The arm needs to be all the way back, before you can adjust the brake shoes,,
You will wear away your brake shoes very quickly, and your rear wheel cylinder pistons will be travelling to far, giving a high chance of premature seal wear, and raising the risk of fluid seeping past the seals.

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