REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Some brake pads may 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 any brake surface! When cleaning brake surfaces, use a commercially available brake cleaning fluid.
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Raise the front of the vehicle and safely support it with jackstands.
- Remove the front wheels and brake drums. Remove the brake shoe assembly.
- Using a flare nut wrench, disconnect the brake hose from the wheel cylinder. Plug the line.
- Remove the steering knuckle/hub assembly.
- Remove the hub from the knuckle assembly.
- Remove the bolts securing the backing plate to the knuckle.
- Install the backing plate to the knuckle assembly. tighten the bolts to 43 ft. lbs. (59 Nm).
- Install the hub to the knuckle assembly, then install the assembly on the vehicle.
- Connect the brake hose and torque to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
- Install the brake shoe assembly, then install the drum. Bleed the system as outlined in this section.
- Connect the battery cable.