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 shoes and move out of the way to access the wheel cylinders.
- Using a flare nut wrench, disconnect the brake hose from the wheel cylinder. Plug the line.
- Remove the two retaining bolts and wheel cylinder.
- Install the cylinder and torque the bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
- Install the brake hose and torque to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
- Install the brake shoes and drum. Bleed both wheel cylinders as outlined in this section.