Question about 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE
I thought there would be an adjuster screw or something to back off tension ? How do I get the drum off ?
Hi, you must remove the grease cups,nuts and bearings first then the drums should come of,if they dont come of aesy tap the side of the drum with a hamer ,( be gentle with the hamer....
Posted on Aug 17, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 11, 2015 | Cars & Trucks
Dec 28, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Aug 14, 2013 | 2002 Kia Sedona
Dec 17, 2012 | 1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Mar 14, 2011 | Mitsubishi Diamante Cars & Trucks
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
It is a good idea to only disassemble and assemble one side at a time, leaving the other side intact as a reference.
The drum brakes are self-adjusting and require a manual adjustment only after the brake shoes have been replaced, or when the length of the adjusting screw has been changed while performing some other service operation.
Fig. Fig. 2: When using a brake adjustment gauge, first measure the inside diameter of the drum (top) and then adjust the brakes shoes to the proper outside diameter (bottom)
Fig. Fig. 3: Measure brake shoe thickness in several places around the shoe
Inspect the brake shoes for wear using a ruler or Vernier caliper. Compare measurements to the brake specifications chart. If the lining is thinner than specification or there is evidence of the lining being contaminated by brake fluid or oil, replace all brake pad assemblies (a complete axle set).
Dec 19, 2010 | 1998 Ford Windstar
Oct 27, 2010 | 1993 Volkswagen Eurovan
Jul 16, 2010 | 1997 Ford F150 Regular Cab
Mar 11, 2010 | 1988 Toyota Pickup
Jul 10, 2015 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE
168 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: