Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Check to ensure that the park brake is fully released.
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
- Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
- Remove the brake drum.
- If the brake drum is to be reinstalled to the vehicle, use the J 41013 to clean any rust or corrosion from the hub/flange mating surface of the brake drum. If necessary, carefully remove any corrosion from the edge of the drum braking surface in order to ease installation.
- Use the J 42450-A tool to clean the wheel hub flange.
- If installing a new brake drum, use denatured alcohol or an equivalent approved brake cleaner and a clean shop towel to remove the protective coating from the friction surface of the drum.
- Install the brake drum.
- Install the tire and wheel assembly. Tighten lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs (140 Nm).
- Apply the brakes approximately three times in order to seat and center the brake shoes within the drum.
- Lower the vehicle.