Thursday, March 29, 2012

Brake Drums Replacing on Toyota Tundra?

Toyota Tundra brake drum replacing procedure is as follows:---

The rear brake drum details:---
Dust and dirt accumulating on brake parts during normal use may contain asbestos fibers from production or aftermarket brake linings. Breathing excessive concentrations of asbestos fibers can cause serious bodily harm. Exercise care when servicing brake parts. Do not sand or grind brake lining unless equipment used is designed to contain the dust residue. Do not clean brake parts with compressed air or by dry brushing. Cleaning should be done by dampening the brake components with a fine mist of water, then wiping the brake components clean with a dampened cloth. Dispose of cloth and all residue containing asbestos fibers in an impermeable container with the appropriate label. Follow practices prescribed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the handling, processing, and disposing of dust or debris that may contain asbestos fibers.


Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2. Remove the rear wheel(s).
  3. Remove the brake drum from the axle hub. If there is difficulty in removing the drum, insert a suitable tool through the hole in the rear of the backing plate, and hold the automatic adjusting lever away from the adjuster. Using another suitable tool at the same time, reduce the brake shoe adjuster by turning the adjusting wheel.
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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear brake drums components-2001-03
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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear brake drums components-2004
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    Fig. Use a brake adjusting tool (brake spoon) and a prytool to adjust the brake shoes through the adjusting hole
To install:
  1. Install the brake drum and pull the parking brake lever all the way up until a clicking sound can no longer be heard.
  2. Verify that the rear wheels will not turn. If the rear wheels turn, adjust the parking brake cable as necessary.
  3. Release the parking brake and remove the brake drum. Measure the brake drum inside diameter and diameter of the brake shoes. Check that the difference between the diameters is the correct shoe clearance. Clearance is 0.024 in. (6mm).
  4. If the brake shoe clearance is not correct, adjust the brake shoes until the clearance is correct.
  5. Install the brake drum, replace the wheel(s), and safely lower the vehicle.
  6. Road-test the vehicle for proper brake operation.


These details will help.
Thanks.

FOR MORE HELP GO TO: ---

Car repair guide?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/car-repair-guide.html


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