you must first adjust the rear drum brakes. then and only then can you adjust the cable for the parking brake at the base of the park brake pedal/handle. if you don't do the rear drums first, you will stretch the cable
You can find a picture or diagram of the 1991 Nissan rear brake drums at most Nissan dealerships. The picture or diagram can also be found in most Nissan service manuals.
very carefully :)
what are the pins for on a wheel drum?
on my 91 when i put new shoes on i adjusted the shoes out with adjuster until shoes touched drums and that also took care of my parking brake problem --- you may need rear brakes ???
at the rear brakes. remove wheels, & brake drums, adjust rear brakes to specs, and the E-brake will automatically be adjusted.
With Nissan trucks from the 1990's, you pull and release the e-brake handle several times. If everything is working in the rear brake drums (springs, actuators, adjusting stars) then the e-brake will be adjusted. Sounds easy enough, but if things are seized up in the drum or cable, this method won't work.
No, the drums can be cleaned with brake cleaner.No, the drums can be cleaned with brake cleaner.
your e brake cable needs adjusting.
Remove rear wheels, remove rear drums, the adjusters are located at the 6-oclock position of the backing plate. Adjust as necessary.
If you have drum brakes, you need to remove the drums and adjust the star wheel that expands the rear shoes, compensating for wear. On my van, I adjust them whenever I rotate the tires. To remove the drums, you may need a pair of metric bolts that fit the jacking holes that are drilled and tapped in the drums. By removing the drums, you can inspect the brake shoes for wear and replace when necessary. You can also adjust the rear shoes via the adjustment holes in the rear brake mounting plates. Remove the wheels and secure on jack stands. Make sure to chock the front wheels, as you will have to disengage the parking brake to test brake tension. with a small screw driver the adjust the star wheel, located directly under the caliper piston housing. Tighten it until the first sign of drag on the drums. There has been some discussion that the drums will self adjust when backing and applying the brakes. Also I have seen mention that applying the parking brake 5 times in succession will cause self adjustment. I apply the parking brake every time I leave the car, and I back out of the driveway and brake every time I leave the house, however, every time I have replaced front pads the rears need major adjustment.
If you are inexperienced, you should not be messing around with the brake drums.
New brake drums are broken in the first time you go for a drive usually.
They are self adjusting. Some sdjust when backing up and hitting the brakes and some by using the parking brake. You can also adjust them by removing the rear drums.
there is a rubber plug on the bottom remove plug to adjust
brake drums should pull off if not rusted on.
Volvos have automatic slack adjusters, which are dangerous to manually adjust. If your brakes are so far out of whack you think you might have to screw with the slack adjusters, you really need a brake job. Usually the slack adjuster must be backed off before you can remount the brake drums. The do have to be adjusted manually to get at least some drag on the drums before you set them automatically.
clicker on the lever, hydraulic clutches can not be adjusted. If adjustment is needed you need new friction discs. Can you adjust the brake pedal on your car.....NO, they're hydraulic as is the nomad's clutch. this is NOT correct - if you have hydraulic brakes with drums, the pedal can be adjusted by clicking the manual adjuster inside the drums!
Remove the wheels from your 1995 Toyota Camry. Remove the brake pads by removing the brake pad Springs. Tap on the brake drum with a hammer or mallet. Slide the brake drums off. Reverse the process to install the new brake drums and shoes.
Remove the drums and take them to an auto parts store that has a brake drum lathe.
It is inside the rear brake drums. It is the part that pushes the brake shoes out against the drum.It is inside the rear brake drums. It is the part that pushes the brake shoes out against the drum.
Brake drums can not be cut. The shoes inside can be replaced.Only disc brakes(rotors) can cut.
i was wondering how to change rear brake drums for 1999 Chevy venture
Almost all Auto Parts stores and machine shops resurface rotors and brake drums.