Question about 1999 Nissan Pathfinder
I,VE tried to remove the rear brake drum and it won,t come off
I just had a similar problem with 1997 Hardbody.
Cause: The E-brake cable was binding up inside the drum causing the e-brake not to disengage - despite the handle being released inside the cab.
Solution: Look for 2 threaded holes in the drum. Insert two bolts and crank these bolts in. They will eventually work to push the drum off the wheel. Be careful to go slow and evenly (don't snap off the bolts!). Penetrating oil and mallet will help the process.
Posted on May 04, 2009
I recently had this problem as well. What finally worked was a small brass brush and penetrate oil on the hub that sticks out of drum. The brushing removes the rust and also helps penetrate get between hub and drum.
Posted on Apr 12, 2009
Please make sure that your emergency brake is not engaged! This will lock the brake on to the drum, obvious, I know, but I have seen it before!
The next trick will be to spray a little Lubricating fluid around the center of the drum, where the center hole slides over the end of the axle. Wait a few minutes for the penetrating oil to soak in, and then try using a rubber mallet to tap on the drum. Be careful not to hit it too hard! I have used this trick many times, and it usually works.
Good luck, and be careful--wear safety glasses.
Posted on Sep 29, 2008
SOURCE: REAR BRAKE DRUM WON,T COME OFF
is there one or two threaded holes near the center of the drum? buy one or two bolts that will fit these hole(s) and start cranking them down with your ratchet. Your brake drum shoud start pulling itself off as the bolt(s) push against the hub.
Posted on Apr 11, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 06, 2013 | 2005 Pontiac Vibe
Nov 18, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Sep 11, 2011 | 1995 Pontiac Bonneville
Jun 11, 2011 | 1984 Ford F 250
Jun 03, 2011 | 1999 Toyota Camry Solara
Feb 15, 2011 | 2001 Dodge Neon
Oct 16, 2010 | 2000 Ford Focus
Apr 11, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier
Jul 01, 2008 | 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT Sport Hatchback
841 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!