CTS 2003-2005

Brake Shoes

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Inspection



  1. Remove the wheel and drum.
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  3. Inspect the shoes for proper thickness. The lining should be at least 1 / 32 inch (0.8 mm) above the rivet head for riveted brakes and 1 / 16 inch (1.6 mm) above the mounting surface for bonded brake linings.
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NOTE
Your state inspection brake lining thickness minimum specification may be different, and should be observed if thicker than these specifications.

  1. Inspect the linings for even wear, cracking and scoring. Replace as necessary.
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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Use the proper tool to remove the actuator spring



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Fig. Disengaging the actuator spring



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Fig. Pull the spring end on the shoe web



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Fig. Pull the spring end into the shoe



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