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Can't find the location to attach the rear brake pedal spring to?

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SOURCE: I have a 1979 suzuki

Presuming your bike is disc brake on the rear, disconect the pedal from the piston which opperates the brake mastercylinder, by removing the clip and clevis pin, now when you press the pedal you should have no resistance at all, if the pedal still sticks then you will have to remove the pedal and knock out the shaft from the frame and clean the shaft and the hole in the frame before greasing and refitting, it may also be the piston sticking inside the mastercylinder

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SOURCE: my rear brake pedal dont spring back up

Spring from the back of the brake pedal to the rearset/ hanger has fallen off, does the brake still work ? If not replace master cylinder

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SOURCE: I have a 1979 suzuki

Had the same problem and after cleaning, then greasing, problem solved. Brake pedal not sticking now. Thanks for the information.

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Rear brakes

1.Remove rear wheel and tire assembly from vehicle.

2.Remove rear brake drums from hub and bearing assemblies after loosening the two brake drum screws.
3.Be sure that the parking brake pedal is in the release(most upward) position.

4.Completely loosen square nut of the rear parking brake cable. Then create slack in the rear parking brake cables.
5.Remove adjuster spring from adjust lever and brake shoe.
6.Remove adjust lever and turn the adjusting wheel of adjuster assembly to the direction of the arrow as shown.
7.Remove the strut spring and the lower retracting spring from the brake shoe.
8.Remove the upper return spring from the brake shoe.
9.Remove brake back plate hold down spring and pin from the leading brake shoe assembly.

10.Remove the leading brake shoe. Then remove the adjuster assembly, strut and anchor spring from the trailing brake shoe.
11.Remove the trailing brake shoe from the brake back plate after removing hold down spring and pin.
12.Remove the trailing brake shoe from the rear parking cable.
13.Remove parking pivot lever from the leading brake shoe.
1.Lubricate the eight shoe contact areas on the back plate and anchor.
2.Install the trailing brake shoe to the rear parking cable.

3.Install trailing brake shoe on brake back plate and install the trailing brake shoe hold down spring and pin on the brake shoe.

4.Tighten the square nut of rear parking cable.

5.Install the anchor spring then install adjuster assembly, and strut.

6.Install leading brake shoe on brake back plate.
7.Install the brake shoe upper return spring, strut spring and the lower retracting spring to the brake shoe.

8.Properly rotate the adjusting wheel of adjuster assembly to the direction of the arrow in as shown.
9.Install the adjuster spring on the adjust lever and leading brake shoe assembly.

10.Install the leading brake shoe hold down spring and pin on the brake shoe.
11.Adjust brake shoes assemblies so as not to interfere with brake drum installation.

12.Install the rear brake drums on the hubs.

13.Check and adjust whether the pedal stroke in the specification.(Refer to section BR Gr./On-vehicle service/Pedal stroke of parking brake)

14.Install wheel and tire.

15.Push the parking brake pedal to the floor once and release pedal. This will automatically remove the slack from and correctly adjust the parking brake cables.

16.Test the vehiche on the road. The adjust will continue the brake adjustment during the road test of vehicle.

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2.Measure the thickness of brake shoe lining.
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Minimum : 0.04 in (1 mm)

3.If the shoe lining is less than minimum or shows signs of uneven wear, replace new one.
4.Measure the inside diameter of the brake drum.
Standard : 10 in (254 mm)
Maximum : 10.07 in (256 mm)
5.If the inside diameter of the brake drum is more than maximum or shows signs of uneven wear, replace new one.

6.Inspect the lining and drum for proper contact. If the contact condition is improper, repair it with a grinder or replace the brake shoe assembly.

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It has a couple wires running to it and is normally mounted on a small bracket, and has a nuts or a Clip holding it on to the Brake pedal arm.

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