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Remove the rear wheel, if the vehicle has rear disc brakes remove the brake caliper and brake rotor, If the vehicle has drum brakes , slide the drum off. Remove the 4 hub mounting bolts located on the back side of the backing plate.Using a hammer tap on the hub assembly (near the wheel studs) Reverse the steps to install the new hub assembly.
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Before raising the rear of your Honda, remove the dust cup from the center of the brake drums using a hammer and chisel. This will give you access to the spindle nut, which you can loosen using an axle nut socket. Then you can raise and remove the wheel/tire assembly ,or assemblies if you are replacing the bearings on both wheels.
If your Honda model is equipped with rear disc brakes, remove the brake disc retaining screws, the brake hose bracket from the steering knuckle and caliper bracket mounting bolts. Hang the caliper to the coil spring using wire. Do not let the caliper hang free or the brake hose may be damaged.
At this point, you will be able to remove the brake disc by hand. However, rust may have a firm grip on the disc. If this is the case, use a couple of 8-by-1.25 mm bolts and screw them evenly into the brake disc threaded holes. This will push the disc off the hub. Now you can finish removing the spindle nut and hub/wheel bearing assembly and install the new hub/wheel bearing assembly using a new spindle nut
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If your HondaCivic comes equipped with rear brake drums, remove the center grease cup and loosen the axle spindle nut using an axle nut socket. After raising and removing the wheel/tire assembly, finish removing the axle nut and washer.
You might be able to remove the outer wheel bearing from the spindle using a screwdriver. If not, wiggle the brake drum as you pull on it to let the bearing fall off the spindle. However, the brake drum might be caught in place by the brake shoes. In this case, you can retract the brake shoes through the hole in the back of the backing plate.
Remove the rubber plug from the back of the backing plate. Then rotate the star wheel on the adjusting screw using a brake adjusting tool as you push the lever off the start wheel with a screwdriver. With the brake shoes off the brake drum, pull the brake drum off the wheel assembly. Then clean the brake assembly with brake parts cleaner and a clean, lint-free towel.
Now you can set the brake drum on a workbench or hard surface and remove the grease seal and inner wheel bearing. The inner and outer wheel-bearing races can be removed using a drift punch and hammer. Pack the new wheel bearings with high-temperature wheel-bearing grease using a wheel-bearing packer and use a new grease seal during installation. Also, before reinstalling the brake drum, apply a thick coat of wheel-bearing grease to the cavity inside the hub, but do not fill it completely.
Easy as pie. Put bike on center stand or use swingarm stand. Remove nut from rear axle. Remove pinch bolt from rear axle, and pull axle out. Take spacer from between frame and rear brake. Remove brake strut, and brake caliper. Pull wheel out of final drive, and lower to floor. You might have to let the air out of the tire to get it out from between the final drive and swingarm. After changing the rear tire inflate it to seat the bead, deflate to get back in place, then reinflate. Put some grease on the splines in the final drive before reinstalling the wheel, this will make it easier for the next change.
remove rear wheel remove brake drum remove brake line from wheel cyl.remove least amount of tension springs and shoe assembally as possible then remove the 2 bolts that hold the cyl in place the bolts are on each side of brake line.then follow directions in reverse to install new one.hint if you're not really used to doing drum brakes ONLY TEAR DOWN 1 SIDE AT A TIME INCASE YOU FORGET WHICH WAY SOME OF THE SPRINGS OR CABLE GOES BACK YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER SIDE TO LOOK AT FOR A GUIDE.when you have them back on you'll need to bleed all air from the system. hope i helped.
You don't have calipers in drum brakes. you have wheel cylinders that activate the brakes when pedal is pressed. The brake cylinder is located at the top of the brake backing plate on the rear wheel. the brake line is screwed to it on the outside and two small bolt hold it in place. remove your brake springs, shoes etc., then remove the brake line and bolts. Before removing the brake line and bolts spray them with WD40 or something similar to loosen the rust around the fittings.
Pull adjusting lever cable upward, then release and ensure adjusting bolt rotates. If bolt does not rotate, check for improper installation of rear brakes.
Adjust strut to shortest possible length, then install drum.
Pull parking brake lever fully upward. Repeat process several times.
Remove drum, then check for proper clearance, Fig. 4. Clearance should be .024 inch. If clearance is not as specified, check parking brake system.
Install brake drum, then bleed and refill brake system.
Install wheel and tire assembly, then lower vehicle.
FRONT ROTORS & PADS
Remove cap and snap ring, Fig. 10, then remove cone washers with tapered punch.
Insert suitable length bolts into flange bolt holes, then tighten bolts evenly and remove flanges.
Remove free wheel hub cover and snap ring, then remove nut, spring washer and cone washer with suitable tapered punch.
Remove free wheel hub body and gasket.
Remove locknut, lock washer and adjusting nut.
Remove axle hub and brake disc as an assembly.
Remove oil seal and inner bearing from hub.
Reverse procedure to install. Torque adjusting nut to 43 ft. lbs., then back off nut. Torque nut to 18 ft. lbs. Using spring scale attached to hub bolt, check that preload is 1.4-12.6. Install lockwasher and locknut, if equipped. Torque locknut to 35 ft. lbs., and recheck preload. Secure lockwasher by bending one tab inward and one tab outward.
Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
Remove clip and hole pins, Fig. 9.
Remove anti-rattle spring and shim(s) if equipped, then remove brake pads.
Lubricate caliper housing with suitable brake grease at pad contact points.