REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Brake pads and shoes contain asbestos, which has been determined to be a cancer causing agent. Never clean the brake surfaces with compressed air! Avoid inhaling any dust from brake surfaces! When cleaning brakes, use commercially available brake cleaning fluids.
- Raise the vehicle and support safely.
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the dust cap.
- Remove the self-locking nut.
- Remove the outer wheel bearing.
- Remove the drum with the inner wheel bearing from the spindle.
- Remove the grease seal.
- To determine if the self-locking nut is reusable:
- Screw in the self-locking nut until about 1 / 8 in. (3mm) of the spindle is showing.
- Measure the torque required to turn the self-locking nut counterclockwise.
- The lowest allowable torque is 48 inch lbs. (5.5 Nm). If the measured torque is less than the specification, replace the nut.
- Lubricate and install the inner wheel bearing.
- Install a new grease seal.
- Install the drum to the spindle.
- Lubricate and install the outer wheel bearing.
- Tighten the self-locking nut to 108-145 ft. lbs. (150-200 Nm).
- Install the grease cap.