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Just fit a set of new handbrake shoes and drums , very poor performance, is this normal untill they bed in ?

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No. It sounds like you may have a problem with an anti-lock feature or low fluid pressure from the master cylinder. You might want to have the car checked out by a mechanic if you feel unsafe stopping the car.

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I have a 2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.0 L L4 I cannot get the rear brake drum to go over the new shoes that I installed I have tried using the adjuster and everything


the starwheel adjuster will only compensate for a very small amount of space and i believe is only intended to provide an auto-mechanical means to ensure the same minute gap between the two components (drum and pads) is maintained throughout the entire life of the parts.

you dont want to even put the new shoes on until you've ensured the piston is evenly compressed back into the wheel cylinder...to ensure the integrity of your new parts are maintained just use a "c" clamp over the old shoes, then crack the bleeder valve and use the clamp to re-seat the wheel cylinders piston/s as the piston/s displace the small amount of brake fluid from the wheel cylinder. then put your new pads on and voila! your rotor should have the clearance that it requires to get the drum back over the shoes/pads and in its proper place. THEN adjust the starwheel to minimize the distance the pads must travel to engage the rotor.

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I cannot get my brake drum to go on after installing new brake shoes I have tried using the adjuster but still nothing .


Ensure that you have the correct shoes for your vehicle. Some models may have two different sizes for that axles and if you get
the wrong size it may seem to fit, but won't go into the drum. If the shoes are correct, then you need to look at the drum itself. As the brake shoes rub the inside of the drum, they wear the drum down, leaving a raised ridge at the outside edge of the drum. This is what usually causes the issue of drums not going on. If adjusting the self adjuster all the way down to the smallest possible size won't work, then you need to take the drums to a mechanic and have them turned down to get rid of the ridge. It is usually recommended to turn the drums regardless, but they may be under minimum thickness and then would need to be replaced.

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The brake drum does not fit due to the pressure in brake cylinders. Some of the cylinders are designed to keep a little pressure on, even when the pedal is released. The reason is that you will have instant reaction on pushing break pedal because there is no free space between drum and pads. You need to take clamp and push the pistons back in cylinder, but only that much so you can fit the drum. After the drum is tightened you must pump the brake pedal until you can fell that there is no free fall. The hand brake should be ok, but check it just to be shore. If there is need to tension the cable, it can be done under lever from outside the car (you must go under the car).

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there is a cable adjuster under the center console if its got a rear ashtray just pull that out and look there.but you should remove the rear brake drums and check the shoes. and the handbrake fulcrum levers, they can sieze up. also make sure the levers return to the stops with handbrake off and the auto adjusters are working ok before adjusting the handbrake cable! it helps brake performance if you give the auto adjusters a bit of a tweak before putting the drums back on. manually adjust 3-4 clicks or until the drum goes back without binding.

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remove the rear drums then inspect and manually adjust the shoes auto adjuster ,clean the lip off on the outside of the drum so the shoes just about allow the drum on ,this is the correct way not screw the cable setting up to max ,do it my way and the brake pedal will be hard as you have reduced the reserve travel and the handbrake will have two /three clicks ,when you do this make sure the rear brake shoes which have trhe handbrake lever ,make sure this lever is right back if not slacken the handbrake cable to allow the cable to come back in case some weekend mechanic or a dealer fitter has tightened the cable only ,the former as they dont know and the later because their on bonus payment

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Replacing the rear drums after the shoes are in. Don't seem to want to go on.


Sounds like the shoes are adjusted to far out, adjust the shoes in (closed) until you can fit the drum there should be just a slight drag when you rotate the drum.

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Poor rear braking how do rear shoes adjust new shoes and wheel cylinders fitted all handbrake cables and fittings in p.o.w


If these are new Shoes make sure they are put on right .the big paded one goes toward the front,and the small one toward the back....OK...

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Toyota Celica 1994 Driver side rear handbrake sticking in reverse


Yes, the brake shoe clearance has to be set at the minimum and the brake edges should be chamfered (angled) where it contacts metal in either direction, the shoes get hung in reverse if they are loose because of the movement of the entire brake assy, and they kind of get cocked & locked until you apply the brake. Once the brakes are adjusted correctly, there is no room for them to lock.

Try & pull up a hair on the handbrake lightly when this happens & it should remove the bind by centering the shoes within the drum.

Minimum brake clearance is the cure. Sometiimes if parts aren't replaced, the fit isn't perfect due to the lip remaining which prevents intalling the part at minimum clearance.

good luck

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hi fro uk when you reassembled brake shoes? did you notice the tubular bar just below b/cylinder? it fits between the two shoes and has a toothed wheel on the treaded side(l/h) this is the auto adjuster ie as tooth wheel is rotated it extends the treaded side thus adjusting shoes to drum o/k? this is normally done auto by the small lever below but when fitting new shoes you must adjust this rod with tooth wheel and keep trying drum fitting when you can fit drum /just? fit and press brake to centralise shoes to drum then adjust again if req'd so that drum fits and rotates withh shoes not binding ?? do both sides THENyou willdrums fitted you will feel b/pedal is improved ie less travel on braking ? SO FIRST THING YOU HAVE TO DO IS SLACKEN OFF H/BRAKE CABLE ADJUSTMENT /SLACK ? then proceed with the above instruction afterwards if you do as above then you pull h/brake up one notch ? then adust slack from cable to light tension release h/brake and ensure wheels rotate freely when you apply h/brake it should hold on approx four//five notch ? hope this helps

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Back brakes grinding but shoes have lots of life


Unusual problem this one as what you describe is usualy associated with poor brake shoe adjustment,warped or out of round brake drum,rust or contaminants on drum or shoes or hard compound shoes.Are there any shiny marks on drum or shoes that shouldnt be there?If theyre new and had very little mileage they could still be bedding in but doesnt seem logical as a properly set up set of shoes should have bed in by now unless the original owner over heated them before they bedded in.Sorry cant give you a more precise answer would need to have vehicle to clean ,inspect and readjust but hope therse something here that helps.Good luck

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