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Where can I find a drum brake self adjuster repair kit for a 2000 chevy tracker

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emergancy brake cable is froze holding the brake on

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SOURCE: Are the rear drum brakes on 1997 stratus self adjusting or manual

It should be self adjusting (when u back up and apply the brakes, it adjusts ), and can also be manually adjusted (thru removal of the rubber plug on the backing plate). The adjuster (star wheel) can seize due to rusting and it won't adjust automatically or manually. Whenever u do a brake job, spray it w/ wd-40 and turn it back and forth several times to make sure it is free, then I put a dab of high temp. brake grease on the threads (only a small amount, as u don't want it dropping off and getting on the brake shoes).

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You need a pullers to get it off.But if your lucky putting a screwdriver between the drum and back-plate and pize it when your hitting with a hammer it may come off.good luck.

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install star wheel toward the self adjuster arm

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  2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
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If the drum will not come off, pry the rubber plug from the backing plate. Insert a narrow rod through the hole in the backing plate and disengage the adjusting lever from the adjusting screw. While holding the adjustment lever away from the screw, back off the adjusting screw with a brake adjusting tool. Be careful not damage the notches in the adjusting screw or the self-adjusting mechanism will not function properly.
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http://www.chiltonlibrary.com/content/images/8665/images/86659045.pdf

http://www.chiltonlibrary.com/content/images/8665/images/86659046.pdf

The 2 links are diagrams for shoe placement and the automatic brake adjuster.
Be sure to have the drums turned before installing the brake shoes.

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