Jeep Wagoneer/Commando/Cherokee 1984-1998

Brake Shoes

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Removal & Installation



See Figures 1 through 15



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Fig. Fig. 1: Use a brake cleaner to clean the brake surfaces



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Fig. Fig. 2: Using a brake tool, remove the return spring from the anchor pin



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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the return spring and the adjuster cable guide



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Fig. Fig. 4: Remove the adjuster cable



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Fig. Fig. 5: Remove the shoe guide plate



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Fig. Fig. 6: Disengage the hold-down spring retainers from the hold-down pins



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Fig. Fig. 7: Remove the hold-down springs and pins



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Fig. Fig. 8: Pull the shoes apart and then ...



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Fig. Fig. 9: ... remove the parking brake strut and spring



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Fig. Fig. 10: Remove the shoes from the backing plate



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Fig. Fig. 11: Disengage the parking brake cable



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Fig. Fig. 12: Lubricate the shoe contact points-10 inch drum brake backing plate shown



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Fig. Fig. 13: Adjusting the gauge to fit the brake drum



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Fig. Fig. 14: Adjust the brake shoes to fit the gauge



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Fig. Fig. 15: Adjusting the drum brakes using a brake spoon


CAUTION
Brake shoes may contain asbestos, which has been determined to be a cancer causing agent. Never clean the