Rear Brake Shoes Replacement



Frequent inhalation of brake pad dust, regardless of material composition, could be hazardous to your health.
  • Avoid breathing dust particles.
  • Never use an air hose or brush to clean brake assemblies. Use an approved vacuum cleaner.

NOTE:

Disassembly


1.Remove the brake drum.

2.Remove the upper return spring (A) and lower return spring (B).

 

3.Remove the tension pins (A) by turning them while pushing each retainer spring (B).

 

4.Disconnect the parking brake cable from the parking brake lever, and remove the brake shoes from the backing plate.

5.Remove the clevis (A), adjuster bolt (B), and clevis (C), and separate the brake shoes (D).

 

6.Remove the self-adjuster spring (E) and self-adjuster lever (F).

7.Remove the U-clip (A), and remove the parking brake lever (B) from the rear side shoe (C).

 

Reassembly


1.Install the parking brake lever (A) on the rear brake shoe (B), and secure it with a new U-clip (C). Pinch the U-clip securely to prevent it from coming off.

 

2.Apply Molykote to the backside edges of the brake shoes where shown. Wipe off any excess. Do not get grease on the brake linings.

 

3.Install the self-adjuster (A) and self-adjuster spring (B) on the front side brake shoe (C).

 

4.Connect the parking brake cable to the rear side brake shoe (D), and assemble the brake shoes with the clevis (E), adjuster bolt (F), and clevis (G).

5.Install the shoes on the backing plate, fitting the top of the brake shoes on the wheel cylinder pistons and the bottom of the brake shoes on the locating plate.

6.Install the tension pins (A), and secure them with the retainer springs by turning them while pushing each retainer spring (B).

 

7.Install the upper return spring (A) and lower return spring (B).

 

8.Install the brake drum.

9.Install the rear wheels.

10.If the wheel cylinder has been removed, bleed the brake system.

11.Press the brake pedal several times to set the self-adjusting brake.

12.Adjust the parking brake.