Odyssey 2007-2008

Parking Brake Shoes

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Adjustment



Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008

  1. Raise the rear of the vehicle, and support it with safety stands in the proper locations.
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  3. Remove the rear wheels.
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  5. Release the parking brake, and back off the adjusting nut.
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  7. Remove the access plug.
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  9. Turn the adjuster with a flat-tip screwdriver until the shoes lock against the drum. Then back off ten clicks, and install the access plug.

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    Fig. Remove the access plug (A). Turn the adjuster (B) with a flat-tip screwdriver (C) until the shoes lock against the drum. Then back off ten clicks, and install the access plug

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  11. Do the minor adjustment procedure. For additional information, refer to the following section, -Parking Brake Cables, Adjustment.-
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  13. Install the rear wheels.
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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Honda Odyssey 2007-2008

  1. Raise the rear of the vehicle, and support it with safety stands in the proper locations.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wheels.
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  5. Release the parking brake, and remove the rear brake caliper and brake disc.
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  7. Disconnect and remove the upper return springs.

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    Fig. Disconnect and remove the upper return springs (A)

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  9. Remove the tension pins by pushing and turning the retainer springs.

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    Fig. Remove the tension pins (A) by pushing and turning the retainer springs (B)

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  11. Disconnect the rod spring, and remove the connecting rod.

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    Fig. Disconnect the rod spring (A), and remove the connecting rod (B)

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  13. Lower the parking brake shoe assembly.
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  15. Remove the forward brake shoe by removing the lower return spring and adjuster assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the forward brake shoe by removing the lower return spring (A) and adjuster assembly (B)

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  17. Remove the rearward brake shoe by disconnecting the parking brake cable from the parking brake lever.
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  19. Remove the U-clip, wave washer, parking brake lever, and pivot pin from the brake shoe.

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    Fig. Remove the U-clip (A), wave washer (B), parking brake lever (C), and pivot pin (D) from the brake shoe



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    Fig. Parking brake components

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To assemble:

  1. Apply Molykote 44 MA grease to the sliding surface of the pivot pin and insert the pin into the brake shoe from the rear side.
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  3. Install the parking brake lever and wave washer on the pivot pin, and secure with a new U-clip.
    1. Install the wave washer with its convex side facing out.
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    3. Pinch the U-clip securely to prevent the pivot pin from coming out of the brake shoe.
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  5. Connect the parking brake cable to the parking brake lever. Apply silicone grease to the cable contact surface on the backing plate.

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    Fig. Connect the parking brake cable (A) to the parking brake lever (B). Apply silicone grease to the cable contact surface (C) on the backing plate

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  7. Apply Molykote® 44 MA grease to the sliding surfaces, the inner edges of the parking brake shoes, and the pivot of the parking brake lever as shown. Wipe off any excess. Keep grease off the brake linings.
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  9. Clean the threaded portions of clevis A, and coat the threads of clevis A with grease. Clean the sliding surface of clevis B, and coat the sliding surface of clevis B with grease. Thread clevis A all the way into the adjuster. Install clevis B.
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  11. Reinstall the brake shoe adjuster assembly, and hook the lower return spring on the parking brake shoes.

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    Fig. Clean the threaded portions of clevis A, and coat the threads of clevis A with grease. Clean the sliding surface of clevis B, and coat the sliding surface of clevis B with grease. Thread clevis A all the way into the adjuster (C). Install clevis B. Reinstall the brake shoe adjuster assembly (D), and hook the lower return spring (E) on the parking brake shoes

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  13. Install the rod spring to the connecting rod first with the spring end pointing downward. Then install the connecting rod on the parking brake shoes.
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  15. Install the tension pins, and retainer springs. Make sure the tension pin does not contact to the parking brake lever.

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    Fig. Install the tension pins (A), and retainer springs (B). Make sure the tension pin does not contact to the parking brake lever

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  17. Install the upper return springs.
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  19. Install the brake disc/drum and rear brake caliper.
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  21. Adjust the parking brake.
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