Refer to the Parking Brake Cable adjustment procedure.
Removal & Installation
The cross-section of the rear disc rotor resembles a top hat; the center section is actually a small brake drum. This assembly is often referred to as -drum in hat-. Drum in hat parking brakes are dual shoe, internal expanding units with an external adjusting mechanism and are mechanically operated via a cable attached to the parking brake pedal.
- Raise and support the vehicle.
- Remove the wheel.
- Remove the disc brake caliper.
- Remove the caliper adapter.
- Remove the disc brake rotor.
- Disengage the park brake cable from behind the rotor assembly to allow easier disassembly of the park brake shoes.
- Remove the axleshaft.
- Disassemble the rear park brake shoes.
- Reassemble the rear park brake shoes.
- Install the axleshaft.
- Install park brake cable to the lever behind the support plate.
- Adjust the rear brake shoes.
- Install the disc brake rotor.
- Install the disc brake caliper adapter.
- Install the disc brake caliper.
- Install the wheel.
- Remove support and lower the vehicle.