Toyota Prius 2002-06

Brake Shoes

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the rear wheels.
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  5. Remove the rear brake drums.
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  7. Disconnect the spring and parking brake shoe adjuster set from the brake shoes.
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  9. Remove the cup, shoe hold-down spring and pin.
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  11. Remove front brake shoe.
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  13. Remove the parking brake shoe adjuster set from the rear brake shoe.
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  15. Remove the automatic adjusting lever spring and automatic adjusting lever.
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  17. Remove anchor spring from the rear brake shoe.
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  19. Remove the cup, shoe hold-down spring and pin.
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  21. Using needle-nose pliers, disconnect the parking brake cable, and remove the rear brake shoe.
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  23. Using a screwdriver, remove the C-washer and parking brake lever.
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To install:

  1. Apply high-temperature grease to the shoe attached surface of the backing plate.
  2.  
  3. Using needle-nose pliers, install the parking brake lever to the rear brake shoe with a new C-washer.
  4.  
  5. Using needle-nose pliers, connect the parking brake cable to the parking brake lever.
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  7. Install the rear brake shoe, pin, shoe hold-down spring and cup.
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  9. Install the automatic adjusting lever and automatic adjusting lever spring to the front brake shoe.
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  11. Apply high-temperature grease to the adjusting bolt and assemble the parking brake shoe adjuster set.
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  13. Install the rear brake shoe return spring to the adjuster set and install set.
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  15. Connect the anchor spring to the front and rear brake shoes.
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  17. Install the front brake shoe, pin, shoe hold-down spring and cup.
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  19. Connect the shoe return spring to the front and rear brake shoes.
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  21. Check to make sure that all the components of the brake shoe assembly are installed properly.
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  23. Install the brake drums.
  24.  
  25. Install the wheels.
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  27. Lower the vehicle.
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  29. Press the brake pedal 3-5 times to adjust the brake shoe clearance.
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