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96 chevy rear brake adjustment can't adjust the calibars looking for a diagram

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    toneman2121 May 31, 2010

    calipers are not adjustable. shoes are. what seems to be out of adjustment?



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There is no adjustment for the rear calipers. They work just like the front through pressure and wear on the pads. If you are getting poor stopping, or excessive stopping power, then the pads, quality and installation need to be inspected. There are 2 "dents" in the pistons to which the back of the inboard pad will fit into. If they dont, the pad sticks out too far and can cause the wheels to lock up upon braking. Let me know if this is the case.

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