Hyundai Coupes/Sedans 1994-1998 Repair Guide

Brake Shoes

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 15



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Fig. Fig. 1: Correct position of the brake shoes and components



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Fig. Fig. 2: Prior to servicing, always clean brake components with a commercial brake cleaning fluid



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Fig. Fig. 3: Make sure to remove all the old grease from the spindle



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Fig. Fig. 4: This is a commercially available brake spring tool. It is used on the upper and lower shoe return springs



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Fig. Fig. 5: Removing the lower....



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Fig. Fig. 6: ....and upper brake shoe return springs



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Fig. Fig. 7: After the return spring are removed, the brake pads are pushed apart and the brake self adjuster is removed



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Fig. Fig. 8: Next, remove the brake self adjuster lever pawl



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Fig. Fig. 9: This is a commercially available brake spring tool. It is used to remove and install the hold down springs



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Fig. Fig. 10: Remove the brake shoe hold down springs....



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Fig. Fig. 11: ....and the brake shoe hold down pins



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Fig. Fig. 12: Perform the same procedure for the other brake shoe



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Fig. Fig. 13: Disconnect the parking brake lever by removing this clip and the wave washer under it



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Fig. Fig. 14: If necessary, disconnect the parking brake cable from the lever. For most brake jobs this will not be needed



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Fig. Fig. 15: After cleaning the backing plate thoroughly, lubricate the brake shoe contact points with lithium grease

  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the brake drum.
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  7. Thoroughly clean the brake assembly with a commercially available brake cleaner to remove all brake dust.
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  9. Remove the lower brake shoe return spring.
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  11. Remove the upper brake shoe return spring.
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  13. Spread the brake shoes apart and remove the brake self adjuster.
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  15. Remove the self adjuster lever pawl.
  16.  
  17. Remove the brake shoe hold down springs
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  19. Remove the brake shoes.
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  21. On the primary brake shoe, remove the clip and wave washer that attaches the parking brake lever.
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  23. Remove the parking brake lever.
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  25. Disconnect the parking brake cable from the lever.
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To install:
  1. Clean both backing plates and all brake components using a commercially available brake cleaner.
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  3. Lubricate all contact points on the backing plate, anchor plate, wheel cylinder-to-shoe contact and parking brake contacts with lithium based grease.
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  5. Connect the parking brake cable to the lever.
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  7. Install the parking brake lever on the primary brake shoe and retain with the wave washer and clip.
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  9. Install the brake shoes one at a time and fasten with the shoe hold down springs
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  11. Install the self adjuster lever pawl.
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  13. Spread the brake shoes apart and install the brake self adjuster.
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  15. Install the upper and lower shoe return spring.
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  17. Remove the lower brake shoe return spring.
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  19. Pre-adjust the brake shoes by turning the adjuster star wheel out until the drum will just slide on over the brake shoes.
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  21. Before installing the drum make sure the parking brake is not adjusted too tightly, if it is, loosen it, or the adjustment of the rear brakes will not be correct.
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  23. Install the drums.
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  25. Install the wheels.
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  27. Check and adjust the level of brake fluid in the master cylinder reservoirs.
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ADJUSTMENT



  1. Brakes shoes are adjusted by inserting a brake shoe adjusting tool into the slot on the backing plate and turning the star wheel until a light drag is felt when turning the wheel.
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  3. Adjust the parking brake stroke after brake shoes are properly adjusted.
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  5. Road test the vehicle to assure proper brake operation.
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  7. The vehicle should always stop straight. If the vehicle pulls to one side, check rear brake adjustment. If brakes are properly adjusted, check front calipers for proper operation.
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