Question about 1996 Ford Thunderbird LX
1989-97 Vehicles Drum Brakes (Let me know if you need the Disc Brake Instructions)
Fig. 4: View of the drum brake assembly with the drum removed
Fig. 5: Use a commercially available brake spray to clean the
components before removal
rear wheel cylinder.
Fig. 6: Detach the parking brake cable and conduit from tremove replace rear brakes on ford t bird 1996 - 88189g31.gifking brake lever
shoes, springs and adjuster off the backing plate as an assembly. Be careful not
to bend the adjusting lever.
Fig. 7: Lift theremove replace rear brakes on ford t bird 1996 - 88189p16.jpg, springs and adjuster off the
backing plate as an assembly
lever from the pin.
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Fig. 8: Drum brake components - 1995 vehicle shown
Fig. 9: Exploded view of the drum brake components, removed
from the vehicle
shoe contact areas.
and socket. Assemble the brake adjuster with the stainless steel washer. Turn
the socket all the way down on the screw, then back off 1?2 turn.
and a new retaining clip. Crimp the clip to securely retain the lever.
cable. Position the leading shoe on the backing plate and attach the lower
retracting spring to the brake shoes.
end must fit into the wider slot in the leading shoe. The slot in the adjuster
nut must fit iremove replace rear brakes on ford t bird 1996 - 88189g33.gifs in the trailing shoe and parking brake lever.
Fig. 10: Install the adjuster assembly in the slots in the
the adjuster socket.
slot in the adjuster lever. The adjuster lever should contact the star and
cylinder clamp tool
stop, the vehicle must be moved forward.
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