Honda Civic/Del Sol 1996-2000

Brake Drums



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Fig. Press the drum off the hub by threading bolts into the holes provided

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Fig. Removing the drum from the hub

  1. Raise and safely support the rear of the vehicle.
  3. Remove the rear tire/wheel assemblies.
  5. Thread two 8 x 1.25mm bolts into the threaded holes two turns at a time to lift the drum off the hub.

Do not press the brake pedal with the brake drum removed.

  1. Installation is in reverse order of removal.


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Fig. The maximum diameter of the brake drum is printed on the outside edge of the drum

Inspect the drum for cracks, uneven surface wear, scoring, grooves, excessive ridge wear and out of round conditions. If necessary and within wear limits, resurface the brake drum. Otherwise replace it.

Inspect the rear bearing condition with the drum removed. Rotate the rear hub bearings and check for smooth operation.

The maximum allowable inside diameter should be stamped into the brake drum. Measure the inside diameter of the drum to determine if it is within the service limit. If resurfaced, recheck the inside diameter. If the drum exceeds the specification, replace the drum.