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I have 98' mazda Protege' 1.5 and i am trying to change the reard drums, i took the tire off and then I unscrewed the two screws to remove the hub but the hub wont come off. I already tried hitting it whith a hammer and everything. the guy at the auto zone told me they should come right off.

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You must back off the brake shoe adjustments so that the shoes will clear the worn area inside the drums. (You do have the hand brake off?)

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