Crossfire 2006-2008

Parking Brake Shoes


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel and tire assembly
    Caliper assembly bolts
    Disc brake rotor

  7. Release the parking brake equalizer tensioning bolt.

    Parking brake shoe return spring using a hooked pick
    Parking brake shoe hold down spring using a pair of needle-nose pliers
    Parking brake shoes by lifting them over rear axle shaft flange
    Upper parking brake shoe return spring
    Expanding lock

  9. The parking brake shoe assembly consists of the following components:

    Upper return spring
    Hold down spring
    Expanding lock
    Lower return spring

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    Fig. Parking brake shoes (1) and springs (2)

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    Fig. Parking brake internal components-Adjuster (1), Upper return spring (2), Hold-down spring (3), Expanding lock (4) and Lower return spring (5)



To install:

Coat all bearing and sliding surfaces on the expanding lock with anti-seize compound.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Parking brake adjuster
    Upper return spring
    Parking brake shoes by placing the assembly over rear axle shaft flange
    Hold down spring by using a pair of needle-nose pliers
    Return spring by using a hooked tool or needle-nose pliers

  3. Securely tighten the bolt on the parking brake cable equalizer.
  5. Continue installing:

    Disc brake rotors
    Caliper bolts
    Wheel and tire assembly