Monday, August 1, 2011

How to Replace a Wheel Cylinder

Secure your vehicle on a level surface, making sure your car will not roll or lean when jacked up.

Break the lug nuts loose but do not remove. Lift up your vehicle using a floor jack.

Secure the vehicle with jack stands on both sides for safety before starting any work. Do not rely on the jack to hold the vehicle up while working.

Remove the lug nuts. Remove the wheels.

Remove the brake drum. If necessary, back off the star wheel adjuster.

Clean the brake assembly using a wet wipe method. This method uses a spray bottle with water and detergent. Do not use compressed air to clean the brakes. Inspect the brake shoes for wear or damage.

Remove the primary and secondary brake shoe return springs from the anchor pin and brake shoes.

Remove the adjuster cable and spring assembly. Remove the star adjusting screw and thread the adjuster all the way in.

Remove the front brake shoe retainer. Remove the front brake shoe and parking brake link.

Remove the parking brake lever from the rear brake shoe. Remove the rear brake shoe retainer and remove the rear brake shoe.

Unbolt the brake line from the wheel cylinder.

Unbolt the wheel cylinder from the backing plate.

Bolt the new wheel cylinder to backing plate.

Install brake line into the new wheel cylinder.

Apply white lithium grease to the backing plate contact points.

Reinstall the brake shoes in the reverse order of removal. Be careful to keep the brake shoes clean.

Repeat steps MARKED IN DARK for the other side.

  1. Locate the brake bleeder valve on your passenger side rear brake.
  2. Install a piece of clear plastic tubing over the brake bleeder screw and place the other end into a container ½ full of clean brake fluid.
  3. Have someone slowly depress and hold the brake pedal.
  4. Crack bleeder screw open.

Tighten or close bleeder screw. Repeat steps 1-2-3 AND 4 until no more air bubbles come out.

Repeat bleeding process right rear.

Reinstall wheels, lower vehicle on to the ground and verify repairs with a road test.


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For more car related problem troubleshooting:---

This are the sections, you can go through and click the link to read its troubleshooting.

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The car will not start?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/car-will-not-start.html

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Car will not crank?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/car-will-not-crank.html

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Car has no spark?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/car-has-no-spark.html

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How to troubleshoot car battery?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-troubleshoot-car-battery.html

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How to test starter solenoid?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-starter-solenoid.html

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How to test cars starter?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-cars-starter.html

How to replace starter in car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-starter-in-car.html

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car will turn over but will not start?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/05/car-will-turn-over-but-will-not-start.html

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The Brake Indicator Light Stays On dash of car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/brake-indicator-light-stays-on-dash-of.html

The ABS and Traction Control Lights stays ON dash of car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/abs-and-traction-control-lights-stays.html

Check Engine Light On car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/check-engine-light-on-car.html

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How to replace Interior Lights on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-interior-lights-on-car.html

Car lights not working, even after replacing the bulb/lamp?

Click this link below:--

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/car-lights-not-working-even-after.html

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How to replace head lights on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-head-lights-on-car.html

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How to replace Parking, turn, and Brake Lights on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-parking-turn-and-brake.html
How to remove the door panel on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-remove-door-panel-on-car.html

How to replace power window motor in car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-replace-power-window-motor-in.html

How to test relays on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-test-relays-on-car.html

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How to troubleshoot Engine Misfires?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-troubleshoot-engine-misfires.html

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The spark plug firing order for car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/spark-plug-firing-order-for-car.html

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Where is the Thermostat located in car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/where-is-thermostat-located-in-car.html

How to recharge AC on Auto/Truck/car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-recharge-ac-on-autotruckcar.html

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How to trouble shoot speedometer?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/06/speedometer-not-working.html

To Order car parts online:--To get heavy discount on car parts .Click this link below:----

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/05/from-where-to-order-car-parts-online.html

How to Replace Coil Springs?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-coil-springs.html

How to Replace an Oil Pan Gasket?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-oil-pan-gasket.html

How to Replace a Fuel Injector

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-fuel-injector.html

How to Replace a C.O.P. Type Ignition Coil?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-cop-type-ignition-coil.html

How to Replace a Fuel Pressure Regulator?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-fuel-pressure-regulator.html

How to Replace a Fuel Pump?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-fuel-pump.html

How to Replace a Rear Lift Gate Locking Mechanism?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-rear-lift-gate-locking.html

How to Clean a Fuel System

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-clean-fuel-system.html

How to Replace an Ignition Coil

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-ignition-coil.html

How to Replace a Windshield

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-windshield.html

How to Replace a Mass Air Flow Sensor

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-mass-air-flow-sensor.html

How to Replace a Rear Distance Sensor

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-rear-distance-sensor.html

How to Replace a Muffler

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-muffler.html

How to Replace an Engine

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-engine.html

How to Replace an Intake Manifold Gasket

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-intake-manifold-gasket.html

How to Replace an Oil Pump

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-oil-pump.html

How to Lubricate a Brake Pedal Linkage ?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-lubricate-brake-pedal-linkage.html

How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Motor

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-windshield-wiper-motor.html

How to Replace a Distributor Cap

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-distributor-cap.html

How to Replace a Door Weather Stripping

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-door-weather-stripping.html

How to Replace a Freeze Plug

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-freeze-plug.html

How to Replace a Head Gasket

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-head-gasket.html

How to Replace a Heater Core

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-heater-core.html

How to Replace Spark Plugs?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-spark-plugs.html

How to Replace a Rear Axle Bearing?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-rear-axle-bearing.html

How to Replace a Front Bumper Cover

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-front-bumper-cover.html

How to Replace a Manual Transmission

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-manual-transmission.html

How to Replace a Headlight Bulb

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-headlight-bulb.html

How to Replace a Headlight Switch

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-headlight-switch.html

How to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-windshield-wiper-blades.html

How to Replace a Cooling Fan

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-cooling-fan.html

How to Replace a Catalytic Converter

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-catalytic-converter.html

How to Replace an Engine Mount

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-engine-mount.html

How to Replace a Fog Light Assembly

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-fog-light-assembly.html

How to Change Engine Oil and Filter

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-change-engine-oil-and-filter.html

How to Replace a Power Seat Switch

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-power-seat-switch.html

How to Replace a Rear Main Seal

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-rear-main-seal.html

How to Repair a Defroster Grid

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-repair-defroster-grid.html

How to Replace an AWD Transfer Case

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-awd-transfer-case.html

How to Replace a Plastic License Plate Bracket?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-plastic-license-plate.html

How to Replace a Power Seat Motor

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-power-seat-motor.html

How to Replace Power Steering Fluid

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-power-steering-fluid.html

How to Replace a Power Window Switch

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-power-window-switch.html

How to Replace a Quarter Glass Panel?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-quarter-glass-panel.html

How to Pressure Test a Radiator and Cap

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-pressure-test-radiator-and-cap.html

How to Replace a Radiator

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator.html

How to Repair a Hood.

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-repair-hood.html

How to Replace an Energy Absorber

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-energy-absorber.html

How to Replace Heater Core Hoses

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-heater-core-hoses.html

How to Replace a Thermostat.

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-thermostat.html

How to Rotate Tires.

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-rotate-tires.html

How to Replace Wheel Lug Nuts

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-wheel-lug-nuts.html

How to Replace a Tire Valve Stem

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-tire-valve-stem.html

How to Change a Flat Tire

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-change-flat-tire.html

How to Replace Leaf Springs

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-leaf-springs.html

How to Replace a Heater Control Valve

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-heater-control-valve.html

How to Replace Transmission Cooler Lines

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-transmission-cooler.html

How to Replace an Ignition Control Unit

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-ignition-control-unit.html

How to Replace a Brake Hose

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-brake-hose.html

How to Replace a Transfer Case Rear Output Seal

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-transfer-case-rear.html

How to Replace a Seat Belt and Seatbelt Retractor

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-seat-belt-and-seatbelt.html

How to Replace a Power Steering Rack

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-power-steering-rack.html

How to Bleed Brakes with a Tool

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-bleed-brakes-with-tool.html

How to Replace a Tail Light Bulb

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-tail-light-bulb.html

How to Check Automatic Transmission Fluid Level

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-check-automatic-transmission.html

How to Change Automatic Transmission Fluid and Filter

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-change-automatic-transmission.html

How to Replace Vacuum Hoses

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-vacuum-hoses.html

How to Replace an Air Intake Boot

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-air-intake-boot.html

How to Replace a Valve Cover Gasket

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-valve-cover-gasket.html

How to Replace a Water Pump

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-water-pump.html

How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Switch

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-windshield-wiper-switch.html

How to Replace Window Run Channel Seals

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-window-run-channel-seals.html

How to Replace a Window Regulator

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-window-regulator.html

How to Balance a Tire and Wheel

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-balance-tire-and-wheel.html

How to Replace a Window Motor

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-window-motor.html

How to Adjust a Hood Release Latch?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-adjust-hood-release-latch.html

How to Replace a Radiator Support

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-radiator-support.html

How to Replace a Rear Pinion Seal.

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-rear-pinion-seal.html

How to Replace Battery Cables

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-battery-cables.html

How to Replace a Proportioning Valve

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-proportioning-valve.html

How to Replace an Upper Radiator Hose

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-upper-radiator-hose.html

How to Replace a Lower Radiator Hose

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-lower-radiator-hose.html

How to Replace a Timing Belt?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-timing-belt.html

How to Check for Loose or Worn Suspension

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-check-for-loose-or-worn.html

How to Check for Loose Steering System

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-check-for-loose-steering-system.html

How to Replace an Oil Pressure Switch (Sensor)

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-oil-pressure-switch.html

How to Replace a Fender Liner or Splash Shield

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-fender-liner-or-splash.html

How to Replace a Hood Insulator

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-hood-insulator.html

How to Replace a Rear Differential.

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-rear-differential.html

How to Repair a Hood Hinge

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-repair-hood-hinge.html

How to Replace a Brake Pedal Return Spring

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-brake-pedal-return.html

How to Replace a Door Shell.

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-door-shell.html

How to Replace a Transfer Case Front Output Seal

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-transfer-case-front.html

How to Replace a Hood Latch/Lock Assembly

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-hood-latchlock-assembly.html

How to Replace a Lift Gate Strut

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-lift-gate-strut.html

How to Replace Mud Flaps (Mud Guards)

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-mud-flaps.html

How to Check Differential Oil Leaks and Replace Oil.

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-check-differential-oil-leaks-and.html

How to Replace a Mirror

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-mirror.html

How to Replace a Transfer Case Shift Linkage

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-transfer-case-shift.html

How to Replace a Transmission Mount

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-transmission-mount.html

How to Replace a U-Joint

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-u-joint.html

How to Replace a Washer Tank

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-washer-tank.html

How to Replace an A/C Line or Hose

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-ac-line-or-hose.html

How to Replace a Heater and A/C Blower Motor

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-heater-and-ac-blower.html

How to Replace an ABS Control Unit

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-abs-control-unit.html

How to Perform a Brake Adjustment

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-perform-brake-adjustment.html

How to Replace an Alternator Belt

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-alternator-belt.html

How to Replace an Emblem

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-emblem.html

How to Replace an Exhaust Manifold Gasket

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-exhaust-manifold-gasket.html

How to Replace a Tail Pipe

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-tail-pipe.html

How to Replace Shock Absorbers

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-shock-absorbers.html

How to Replace a Strut Assembly

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-strut-assembly.html

How to Replace a Driveshaft

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-driveshaft.html

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