If you find your handbrake set way too high and need the feel to adjust the lever for a lower engagement point and better bite follow this guide.. How to check if you handbrake need adjusting. For those who need to do it scientifically pull the parking brake lever attached to a digital force gauge to measure the (A) with 196 N (20 kgf, 44 lbf) force to fully apply the parking brake. The parking brake lever should be locked within the specified number of clicks (B). Lever locked clicks: 6 to 9 Adjust the parking brake if the lever clicks are not within the specification. Adjustment 1) Release the parking brake lever fully. 2) Remove the center console. For Manual Transmission: Remove the shift (A). 5-speed M/T: Lower the shift lever boot (B) to release the hook (C) from the . 6-speed M/T: Loosen the locknut (D). Remove the shift . Detach the clips (A, B) by pulling the center console front panel (C) up. If equipped, disconnect the seat heater switch connectors (D). Detach the clip (A) by pulling the ashtray (B) up. Remove the screws (A), detach the clips (B) and hook (C) by pulling the center holder (D) up, and disconnect the cigarette lighter connector (E), cigarette lighter light connector (F), and cigarette lighter light bulb socket (G). Detach the clips (A, B) by pulling the center console rear panel (C) up. Remove the center console (A). Open the console box lid (B) then remove the console mat (C). '05 model: Disconnect the rear accessory power socket connector (D), and detach the clip (E). Remove the screws (F, G), then pull up the rear portion of the console up to release the hooks (H), then remove the console. Install the console in the reverse order of removal, and replace any damaged clips Top tip in the central console where the rear ashtray in situated you will see two philips head screws towards the bottom. if you remove them you can gain access to the parking brake adjusting nut without the need to dismantle the entire central console. 3) Loosen the parking brake adjusting nut (A), start the engine, and press the brake pedal several times to set the self-adjusting brake before adjusting the parking brake. 4) Raise the rear of the vehicle, and support it with safety stands in the proper locations.Guides - Correct Jacking Points • Honda Karma 5) Remove the rear wheels.Tigthen the wheel lug nuts to a 108 Nm when you are done, For KQ model* , make sure the parking brake arm (A) on the rear brake caliper contacts the brake caliper pin (B). NOTE: The parking brake arm will only contact the brake caliper pin when the parking brake adjusting nut is loosened. KQ model* please refer to this In-Depth - Honda Model Area Code Listing • Honda Karma guide 6) Pull the parking brake lever one click. 7) Tighten the adjusting nut (A) until the parking brakes drag slightly when the rear wheels are turned. 8) Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that the parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary. 9) Make sure the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled all the way. 10) Install the rear wheels. 11) Install the center console, the reverse of step 2 Can someone please do a actual DIY to support this guide.