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I changed the rear brake shoes and drums on my 2000 Camry. Now when I brake I can here a ticking noise from the rear. It seams like the automatic adjusting lever is moving around when I brake.

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  • caevangelist Apr 05, 2011

    It looks like everything is in place. I'll have to look at repair diagram to see if a spring is attatched wrong. It seems like the adjusting lever is not locking on the adjuster gear.

  • caevangelist Apr 09, 2011

    Everything was installed right. I found out the problem was the new drums were out of balance. I had the drums turned and the problem is fixed. Next time I will not buy my parts from a discount store.

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It is very likely you have a brake spring or other part that was incorrectly installed or something is broken

Posted on Apr 05, 2011

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    yadayada Apr 05, 2011

    So the best thing to do here is just remove the rear wheels and have a look, do not keep driving the car with the noise, if whatever is loose and making the noise comes off and gets into the brake drum and shoes you will very quickly destroy all the new parts.

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    yadayada Apr 06, 2011

    Make sure you have the springs and shoe retainers on correctly, remember the big shoe goes in the rear. As far as the way the adjusting lever works it only moves when the brakes are applied during backing, make sure it fits snugly against the star wheel, if there is little or no tension inspect the parts and replace them as necessary. I have had this same problem a few times over the 35 years I have been a mechanic and it was almost always the adjuster arm that engages the start wheel that adjusts the brakes out to take up wear.

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