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I have a Mahindra 6110 tractor and both brake pedals bottom out before any braking action takes place. I called my Mahindra dealer and was told that I have to bring my tractor in for servicing. I was told that the brakes are mechanical type and have to be adjusted by them. Can anyone explain what they mean by mechanical brakes? I am thinking (and hoping) that they are like the drum brakes on cars that can be adjusted from an opening on the inside of the tractor wheel. If I can adjust them, which way do I turn the nut to tighten the brakes? Or, do the brakes have some kind of linkage that can be adjusted. Thanks in advance for your attention to my post and any info you can provide.
 

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The brakes are not hydraulically actuated, they are actuated by the linkage you see sticking out of the front of the axle housing, next to the transmission. If you go to Mahindra's parts catalog you will see a diagram of the mechanical system: https://parts.mahindrausa.com/CorporateEPC/illustration.aspx

I recommend you pick up the service manual, as flopping around taking slack out of the linkage to adjust the brakes can lead to differential fires if not properly adjusted according to the manual.
 
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