GM Lumina/Grand Prix/Cutlass Supreme/Regal 1988-1996

Brake Backing Plate

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  5. Mark the relationship of the wheel to the axle flange to help maintain wheel balance after assembly.
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  7. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  9. Remove the brake drum, as outlined earlier in this information.
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  11. Remove the wheel cylinder, as outlined earlier in this information.
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  13. Disconnect the parking brake cable from the backing plate.
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  15. Remove the hub and bearing assembly, as outlined in Suspension & Steering of this vehicle.
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  17. Remove the brake backing plate from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Install the brake backing plate.
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  3. Install the hub and bearing assembly, as outlined in Suspension & Steering of this repair guide.
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  5. Connect the parking brake cable to the backing plate.
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  7. Install the wheel cylinder, as outlined earlier in this information.
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  9. Properly bleed the brake hydraulic system, as outlined later in this information.
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