Vibe 2006-2007

Brake Shoes

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Adjustment



  1. Adjust the rear brakes as follows:
    1. Temporarily install the drum and hub nuts.
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    3. Remove the hole plug from the backing plate.
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    5. Turn the adjuster to expand the shoe until the drum locks.
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    7. Back off the adjuster eight notches using a suitable adjustment tool.
    8.  
    9. Install the hole plug. into the backing plate to prevent dirt and moisture from entering.
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    11. Readjust the parking brake cable as necessary.
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  3. Install the wheels.
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  5. Refill the master cylinder and pump pedal to attain full brake pedal before Road-testing the vehicle.
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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel
     
    Brake drum. If the drum will not pull of the axle, back off the automatic adjuster by turning the adjusting wheel.
     
    Upper return spring
     
    Lower return spring
     
    Hold-down springs and pins from the front shoe
     
    Anchor side spring using needle nosed pliers
     
    Front shoe with the adjuster lever
     
    Adjuster lever and spring from the front shoe
     
    Hold-down springs and pins from the rear shoe
     
    Parking brake cable from the rear shoe using needle nosed pliers
     
    Rear brake shoe
     
    C-washer using a suitable pry tool from the shoe
     
    Parking brake lever from the shoe
     
    Automatic strut
     

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To install:

  1. Lubricate the contact points on the backing plate and the adjuster with lithium grease.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Adjuster strut
     
    Parking brake lever, and attach using a new C-washer
     
    Rear shoe
     
    Parking brake lever to the shoe lever
     
    Hold-down springs and pins to the rear shoe
     
    Automatic adjuster lever and spring to the front shoe
     
    Front shoe
     
    Anchor spring
     
    Hold-down springs and pins to the front shoe
     
    Lower return spring
     
    Upper return spring
     
    Drum

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    Fig. Exploded view of the drum brake assembly-2WD shown-AWD similar



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    Fig. Lubricate the contact points on the backing plate and the adjuster with lithium grease

     

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