Question about 2006 Suzuki Swift
1) With the vehicle jacked up and supported with axle stands, remove the rear wheels.
2) Using an old, thin, flat tip screwdriver and a hammer, remove the dust cap from the brake drum.
3) Using a 1/8" punch and hammer, tap out the lock nut indentation.
4) Using a 30mm, 1/2" drive socket and ratchet, unscrew the lock nut from the axle shaft.
5) Remove the flat washer from the axle shaft.
6) Ensure the hand brake is not applied.
7) Using a soft faced hammer, strike the outside edge of the drum repeatedly and all around while at the same time applying a pulling force on the drum. (This is best accomplished using two people and could take several minutes.) Be persistent!
8) Once the drum has been removed, tap or press out the wheel bearing from the inside out.
9) Clean and re-pack the wheel bearing with grease.
Posted on Nov 18, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
jack up one side at a time without the ebrake on as that will engage only the rear brakes remove lugs and have a good hammer handy and tap on the drum until it will pull off
Posted on May 19, 2009
Removing the drum could be quite hard, if the drum have not been taken off for quite some time. Firstly, you need to check whether there are any bolts holding the drum.
Then, you need to strike the drum at its shoulder in order to 'pop' the drum out its place. To help with the process, you could spray WD40 around your drum before you strike em'.
Posted on Jul 01, 2010
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