Express, Savana, G1500, G2500, G3500, 1998-2005

Adjustments

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Drum Brakes



  1. Place the parking brake lever in the full up position.
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  3. Refer to the accompanying illustration and adjust the threads on the equalizer as follows:
    1. Passenger/Cargo to 0.511 inch (13mm)
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    3. Cutaway/Uplifters to 1.062 inch (27mm)
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  5. Lower the vehicle, apply the parking brake lever and check to see if the parking brake will hold the vehicle.
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  7. If further adjustment is necessary, raise the vehicle and adjust the equalizer nut 0.196 inch (5mm) increments until a moderate drag is reached at the rear wheels.
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  9. Back off the adjuster nut until the drag is no longer there, lower the vehicle and check to see if the parking brake will hold the vehicle.
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