See Figures 1 through 13
Fig. Fig. 1: Rear Drum Brake Components
Older brake pads or shoes may contain asbestos, which has been determined to be a cancer causing agent. Never clean the brake surfaces with compressed air! Avoid inhaling any dust from any brake surface! When cleaning brake surfaces, use a commercially available brake cleaning fluid.
Fig. Fig. 2: Brake drums are held in place with push-on nuts. Cut the nut using wire cutters to remove
Fig. Fig. 3: The brake shoe adjuster may need to be loosened in order to remove the drum
Fig. Fig. 4: This is the proper arrangement of the brake components on the backing plate
Fig. Fig. 5: Always start your brake service by spraying the components with brake cleaning fluid
Fig. Fig. 6: Special tools, like these brake spring pliers, are invaluable when performing brake service
Fig. Fig. 7: The brake adjusting lever and spring are located at the top of the brake assembly
Fig. Fig. 8: This tool eases brake shoe hold-down spring removal. Depress and twist the retainer ...
Fig. Fig. 9: ... then separate the hold-down spring and retainer from the pin at the rear of the backing plate
Fig. Fig. 10: The brake shoe adjuster is made up of four separate components
Fig. Fig. 11: The brake shoe retracting spring attaches between the bottom of the brake shoes
Fig. Fig. 12: The parking brake lever connects the secondary shoe with the parking brake cable
Fig. Fig. 13: Use pliers to separate the parking brake lever from the cable