GM Full-Size Trucks 1988-1998 Repair Information

Parking Brake Drum

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

This applies to rear disc brakes only.

  1. Release the parking brake. Raise the vehicle and support it on jackstands.
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  3. Disconnect the driveshaft at the brake drum.
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  5. Remove the nut or bolt and pull off the drum/yoke assembly.
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  7. Remove the bolts and pull the drum off the yoke.
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To install:
  1. Position the drum on the yoke and tighten the bolts to 27 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).
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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the parking brake drum on models with rear discs



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Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the drum and yoke assembly

  1. Slide the drum/yoke assembly on and tighten the bolt to 65 ft. lbs. (88 Nm), or the nut to 180 ft. lbs. (255 Nm) on all but 1996-98 models. On 1996-98 models tighten the bolt to 90 ft. lbs. (122 Nm), or the nut to 350 ft. lbs. (475 Nm)
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  3. Install the driveshaft and lower the truck.
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