Durango, 2001-2005

Brake Drums

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Removal & Installation



Bendix® Duo-Servo Type
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the rear wheel and tire.

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    Fig. Use a lever releasing tool to depress the adjuster lever while turning the starwheel with a prytool-Bendix brakes

    Use a lever releasing tool to depress the adjuster lever while turning the starwheel with a prytool-Bendix brakes
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  7. Remove the axle shaft nuts, washers and cones. If the cones do not readily release, rap the axle shaft sharply in the center.
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  9. Remove the axle shaft.
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  11. Remove the outer hub nut.
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  13. Straighten the lockwasher tab and remove it along with the inner nut and bearing.
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  15. Carefully remove the drum.
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To install:

  1. Position the drum on the axle housing.
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  3. Install the bearing and inner nut. While rotating the wheel and tire, tighten the adjusting nut until a slight drag is felt.
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  5. Back off the adjusting nut 1 / 6 turn so that the wheel rotates freely without excessive end-play.
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  7. Install the lockrings and nut. Place a new gasket on the hub and install the axle shaft, cones, lockwashers and nuts.
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  9. Install the wheel and tire.
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  11. Road-test the vehicle.
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Chrysler Servo Type With Single Anchor
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
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  3. Raise and safely support the truck.
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  5. Remove the plug from the brake adjustment access hole.
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  7. Insert a thin bladed screwdriver through the adjusting hole and hold the adjusting lever away from the starwheel.
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  9. Release the brake by prying down against the starwheel with a brake spoon.
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  11. Remove the rear wheel and clips from the wheel studs. Remove the brake drum.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of removal. Adjust the brakes.
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