TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
REINSTALL BRAKE SHOES
Refer to Fig. 1 for numbers in parenthesis.
Make sure that the backing plate and wheel cylinder
mounting bolts are tightened securely.
Install spring anti-rattle washer (6) on cam and shoe
guide stud (2), pronged side facing adjusting cam
Place shoe assembly on backing plate with cam and
shoe guide stud protruding through shoe slot. Locate
shoe toe in piston slot and shoe heel in anchor block.
Replace hold down washer (11) and "C" washer (12)
on cam and shoe guide stud. Crimp "C" washer on
Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3 for second shoe.
Replace shoe retracting springs (13).
When replacing shoe retracting springs (13), place spring
end with long hook in heel of shoe and then, with brake spring
pliers, stretch spring to secure short hook end in toe of
Back off manual adjustment cams.
Center each shoe before installing drum by sliding
shoe up or down in its anchor slot until the leading
and trailing edges of lining are equal distances from
the rolled edge of brake backing plate.
Repack wheel bearings (refer to LUBRICATION,
Reinstall wheel bearings, new seals and install hub
and drum assembly. Adjust wheel bearings. Refer
to WHEELS, RIMS and TIRES Section (CTS-2032)
for proper instructions pertaining to repacking
bearings and bearing adjustment.
Adjust brakes by performing the initial manual
If wheel cylinders were rebuilt or replaced the brakes
HYDRAULIC, General (CTS-2055 for single system
or CTS-2470 for split system). 13. Remove floor
stands from under vehicle.
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