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Need to change my back brakes but i can't get the brake drums off how can i do so

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Hi

I am assuming that the handbrake / park brake is off? does this model have 2 flat screws in the drums?

Often if you have removed the 2 screws or it does not have them you can tap it with a hammer a few times and it will release the drum, they wear a edge into the drum and this is what makes them stick on, sometimes tricky to get off but if you try the hammer and a flat screwdriver edging you way around the drum but by bit then it will come off.

Do you need more info?

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Dan

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

  • bigalou May 11, 2011

    is it possible that there is one screw per drum.

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