Inspect the brake shoes for peeling, cracking or extremely uneven wear of the brake shoe lining. Measure the brake shoe lining thickness. The minimum thickness is 0.04 inch (1.0 mm).
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
- Remove the brake drum as previously described.
- If accessible, disconnect the parking brake cable from the backside of the brake backing plate.
- Using a prytool, release the pressure from the brake shoe adjuster.
- Remove the upper and lower return springs.