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I can not figure out how to remove the rear brake drum, so that I can replace it.

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  • lostandconfu Oct 13, 2010

    I am unaware of what the rear wheel speed sensor from the rear wheel hub is, and where to locate it.

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Drums can get hung on lip developed by wear of the drum. You have to back off the adjuster by reaching into the back with a screwdriver. Here is what that looks like:

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  • lostandconfu Oct 13, 2010

    how do i remove the rear bearing hub from a 1998 plymouth voyager i removed the 4 bolts on the back but cant get it out

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Oct 13, 2010

    Did you pull the parking brake level off? Here is the procedure:
    Disconnect the parking brake cable from the parking brake cable actuating lever.
    Remove the rear wheel speed sensor from the rear wheel hub/bearing flange.

    WARNING
    During removal of the hub/bearing assembly, be sure not to damage any of the teeth on the ABS tone wheel. Damage to the tone wheel teeth will result in false ABS cycling and corrosion of the ABS tone wheel.

    Remove the 4 wheel hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts.
    Remove the wheel hub and bearing assembly from the vehicle.

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Oct 14, 2010

    The speed sensor is the thing with a wire coming out of it and is bolted to the back of the hub with a single bolt. Take the bolt out and carefully pull the sensor out. The procedures say to pull the connector out of the car body and disconnect the sensor. I assume that is to keep you from letting the sensor hang from it's cable. You can disconnect it or just let it rest some place where it will not fall and stress the wires. You can, for example, use a tie or coat hanger to hold it to the frame. OK?

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