There should be two clips inside the brake system that need to be removed prior to removing the pads themselves. Now put the front adjusting spring on. Note: brake fluid will leak from line when loosened. This picture is looking up at the assembly. Then you can tighten the adjusters up on both sides until you have the proper tension. Then attempt to remove the drum again. Finely the parking brake pedal came loose and went to the floor when I tried to engage it.
You can also use the opposite end of the brake tool. This freeze up caused the rear brake to engage involuntarily and destroyed the actuator, the brake pads, and the rotor. I had to move the lever with a screwdriver to get the left side to fit. Connect the two brake pads with the back retractor spring. This will leave the end of the cable exposed to make it easier to install it back onto the brake assembly. Otherwise use two large C-clamps if you have them or one with a wrench across both pistons.
Jack the vehicle up and remove the wheel. Ford refused to replace the E-brake and I had to pay for the repair and other damaged parts inside the wheel. There is a little piece that attaches to the housing from behind the assembly. Bare Site All the parts Edit by Turdle. Test brake system before driving.
Brace yourself while pulling to help overcome the spring tension. Don't go too thick here. I performed the brake job just prior to making a 2K trip to visit my father during the holidays noticing the problem and could do nothing about the leaking problem until my return. Use a ratchet to unscrew the axle bearing nut. The rear differential is located.
I learned on the second side that if you assemble the shoes with the back spring you can also start with the spring portion at 180 and then you can the rotate the shoes to their proper position. Dorman 924741 is the part number. There will be an adjuster with a spring at the bottom of the shoes which hold them together which will now come apart at this point. Vibration appears in the 55 - 60 mph and can get so bad that I was forced to pull over to check vehicle for damage. Before replacing the emergency parking brake shoes the.
The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for inspection and they stated that the emergency brake housing failed. It should dry fairly quick. If your car was anything like mine it is filled with the stuff. After finally having the dealer figure it out, I researched this problem on the various F-150 bulletin boards and found that this is a common problem. If you have any tips or if I said anything blatently wrong please respond! Apr 04, 2009 Park Brake Adjustment Disc Brake Tools Required j 21177-A Drum-to- Clearance Gage Park Brake Shoe Adjustment Caution: Refer to Brake Dust Caution.
This will take some doing so hang in there, unhook the spring from the shoe. Lubricate metal clips with small amount of anti-seize. Use carburetor or brake cleaner or cleaning solvent and the shop towel. Danger is in potential loss of control and having to stop on hi-speed interstate highways with the associated danger of collision from passing vehicles. Then clean and service the brake shoe backing plate. Do this for both forward and rear facing shoe springs. Click the thumbnails to view full picture Loosen the lug nuts, and jack up your back end.
So spread the pads outward at the bottom and insert the adjuster. Restore your defective parking brake shoe with a component that matches or passes original equipment standards. If you have a pair of angled needle-nose they would work great here. My after market warranty company advised they did not cover this either and that the problem was caused by me. If you have a pair of angled needle-nose they would work great here.
Wheel Removed, Caliper taken off, Rotor Removed This picture shows the axle blocking your view of the parking brake assembly. Learn more: Step 2: Remove the Parking Brake Shoes Locate the shoe retainer clips and pins, one should be on each side of the shoes. Do not remove the four bolts where the axle ties in. Later I was drive down the highway got a bad shimming again. The fuel pump relay to the fuel inertia switch The fuel inertia switch to the fuel pump itself. The first thing to remove is the hold down springs. Reconnect the brake springs you disconnected in order to remove the old brakes.