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2002 Saturn Vue: rear brake drum..star adjuster

I finally found the star adjuster on the back of the brake plate. I was told to start down and turn the wheel up...when i do that it is obviously tightening the brake shes because the drum stops turning. so, i turn it the other way and it loosens up a bit but then after a number of turns starts making a popping sound like it isnt moving anymore. any help?

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It doesn't take much to get the clearance to take off the drum.. Rotate the drum backwards as you pull it off. If you need moe back off, you will need to reach into the aduster slot with a small screw driver and hold the actuator off the star adjuster, then it will turn easily. Good Luck

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If you are adjusting for wear you need to expand the adjuster to the point that you can't turn the drum by hand.this is the laymans way of doing it rite.hope this helps

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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