I have a 2005 hyundia accent and it had a noise,that turned out to nothing but normal,but the mechanics that checked it out mistakenly took out the screws that were imbedded into the brake drums.i later found out that they were not suposed to be taken out,and are there to balance the whele drums.so be careful about what a mechanic says.
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Re: screws that are installed in brake drums.
The screws you mention that secure the actual rear drum onto the hub assy are purely for that reason so that when you remove wheel there is no possibility of drum becoming dislodged these screws do not play a part in the wheel balance as you have been told if you think about it the drum is also well secured when wheel nuts are tightened/torqued up thes screws do sometimes sieze and are a b------ to remove on occasions ie the screw heads round off which is probably why mech did not refit but should have at least fitted replacements as you are right in saying they were'nt hope this clarifies your querie ?
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That screeching sound is a warning that your brake pads are worn down to the point where they should be immediately replaced. If you do not replace the pads, you'll score the rotor and incur an additional expense. Remember to replace the brake pads on both sides, i.e., driver and passenger side.
if the drums had been turned they should be smooth and depending on how long you had been driving around before you decided to look shiny. the noise you are hearing is normally caused by either not turning the drums or just simply not cleaning the existing brake dust off of the brake parts before installing the new shoes. also there is an anti noise lubricant that is used, he may have just forgotten to use it. hope this helps
changing the disc brake yourself in the sense u wanna change the caliper and the brake disc? whole assembly??
i ll let u know both steps.
first make your vehicle stand on a tripod stand or screw jack. now just bend inside to see the caliper.with the help of an extendable spanner remove all the screws of the caliper.
now the caliper comes out.
now to remove the disc use the allen keys to screw out the disc which is screw around the hub.
replace it with a new disc and caliper.
insert the brake hose into the new caliper and bleed the system.
Depending on the quality of pad used you may get some noise from the brakes mainly squeaks. Grinding or chattering is unusual though. Id take it back to the place that installed the pads/shoes and have them check it out again. Do you get a vibration while braking?
hi from uk after supporting car on stand or blocks ? remove wheel then you will see x head screwsx2 remove screws then release handbrake drum should now rotate freely you may need to lightly but firmly tap the drum off the hub if you have an old vac ? use it to vac the dust from shoes and drum ? if your shoes are ok ? then make sure the auto adjuster is free and clean? if your h/brake travel is high and the reason for checking brakes? then notch up auto adjuster a couple of clicks at atime whilst keep trying the drum fits so the shoes are just enabling rotation of drum by hand then press b/pedal a cople of times to centralise shoes to drum ? if drum still rotates freely with no binding on shoes ? then re assemble carry out same proceedure on other side ? do not adjust brake cable! unless you do adjustment as above you may/will find your h/brake is better /less travel ? also your foot brake will feel better and less travel ? hope this helps you but if you req further info/assistance by all means come back to board best wishes from lancashire uk
REAR BRAKE NOISE - SHOE AND LINING KIT
A shoe and lining kit is available for installation if an Elantra (XD) or Accent (LC)
equipped with rear drum brakes exhibits a chattering noise from the rear brakes when
the brakes are applied.
• Accent (LC) and Elantra (XD) equipped with rear drum brakes and in the following
Production Date and VIN Range:
For further information, refer to the applicable Shop Manual.
Model Production Date Range VIN Range
ACCENT (LC) May 21,1999 - Dec. 28, 2005 ALL WITH DRUM
ELANTRA(XD) June 30, 2000 - May 23, 2006 JOB#1-
jack up the rear wheel and spin it, do this with the other wheels chocked for safety, and listen for any rubbing sound, do this with both rear wheels and if one is bad then remove the drum again to check if the retainer has come off of the brake lining, hope this helps you.