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Left hand drum brake won't realece

I went to change the back brakes and the left one wouldn't come off esly then when i went to put the drum back on it wont because the brake is on just on that side.

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You probably need to back brake adjuster off so it will allow you to get the drum back on. The adjuster is in the center at the bottom and it ratchets up and down. You either access it from the backing plate area or from the front after putting the drum back on but either way there is a rubber plug cover that you will have to remove first to get to it. Good Luck

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Make sure the parking brake is not on if not you can turn the star wheel adjuster on the bottom of the assembly to reduce the diameter of the assembly

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