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Brake shoes large to the front or to the back

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Large on the rear.

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  • Install the rear parking brake shoe with the inboard return spring.
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  • Install the brake shoe adjuster spring.
  • Install the outboard return spring.
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  • Read more: How to Change Rear Brakes on a 1997 Ford Taurus | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6123373_change-brakes-1997-ford-taurus.html#ixzz0u2xgUqun
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    2. Remove brake drum. If brake drum cannot be removed easily, insert a suitable screwdriver through hole in backing plate, then push adjuster lever away from adjuster and back of adjustment tension.
    3. Remove tension spring, using a suitable tool, then remove rear shoe hold-down spring and pin. Remove rear brake shoe and anchor spring, Fig. 7.
      1. On Land Cruiser models, remove front hold-down spring using a suitable tool, then disconnect the parking brake cable from the parking brake bellcrank, Fig. 7.
      2. On Pickup, 4Runner, 4WD T100 and 4WD Tacoma models, remove front shoe hold-down spring and pin, using a suitable tool, then disconnect No. 1 parking brake cable from No. 3 parking brake bellcrank.
      3. On 2WD T100 models, proceed as follows:
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        2. Remove wheel cylinder. Remove following parts from wheel cylinder: two boots, two pistons, two pistons cups and spring.
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        2. Inspect brake lining and drum for proper contact and replace drum or shoes as necessary.
        3. Inspect wheel cylinder for corrosion or damage.
        4. Inspect backing plate for wear or damage.
        5. Inspect bellcrank components for bending, wear or damage.
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        1. Apply high temperature grease to following parts:
        1. Apply a suitable lubricant to adjuster bolt threads and end.
        2. Assemble adjuster to lever, then install adjuster lever spring.
        3. On Land Cruiser models, install parking brake lever cable to parking brake shoe, then attach cable to bellcrank.
        4. On Pickup, 4Runner, 4WD T100 and 4WD Tacoma models, install No. 1 parking brake cable to parking brake lever shoe, then attach the other side of cable to No. 3 bellcrank.
        5. Position front shoe in place with end of shoe inserted into piston, then install shoe hold-down spring and pin using a suitable tool.
        6. Assemble anchor spring to front and rear shoe, then install rear shoe with end inserted in piston.
        7. Install rear shoe hold-down spring and pin, then the tension spring.
        8. If necessary, adjust bellcrank as follows:
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              1. Rotate adjusting bolt until dimension "C" is .016-.031 inch.
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              3. Install tension spring.
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            2. Pull adjusting lever cable upward, then release and ensure adjusting bolt rotates. If bolt does not rotate, check for improper installation of rear brakes.
            3. Adjust strut to shortest possible length, then install drum.
            4. Pull parking brake lever fully upward. Repeat process several times.
              1. Remove drum, then check for proper clearance, Fig. 4. Clearance should be .024 inch. If clearance is not as specified, check parking brake system.
              2. Install brake drum, then bleed and refill brake system.
              3. Install wheel and tire assembly, then lower vehicle.

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