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Shoes Cracked If my rear shoes are cracked will it damage the drum and if so how soon will I need to replace it?

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I would change them...its a weak spot.

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If your shoes are cracked replace them now. What can happen is a piece of the shoe can brake of and jam in the braking system of that wheel or both wheels and cause damage to the drum or brake hardware in the wheel.

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GOODLUCK, shoes for this car ~ 15 bucks at auto zone.

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