Rebuild the rear drums. Or maybe yank on the cable under the body.
i was wondering how to change rear brake drums for 1999 Chevy venture
How do you change rear brake drum on a 2004 Chevy Venture?
Yes, there is a cable that runs to the rear wheel brake drums.
The brake pads are actually shoes. The emergency brake relies on the rear brake shoes being applied by tension on the emergency brake cable against the rear drums to hold the car stationary. In other words, the rear brakes double as the emergency (parking) brakes.
remove rear brake drums
Pads on front. Drums on the rear.
No, the drums can be cleaned with brake cleaner.No, the drums can be cleaned with brake cleaner.
remove wheels, release emergency brake and drums will come off.
Brake drums should not be turned beyond a maximum diameter, usually stamped on the drum face. Machining them above the maximum tolerance would subject them to overheating and possible brake failure. Better to replace them with new drums & shoes.
Remove the wheel and tap the drums at back with a 'deadblow' hammer, rotating the drum as you do this. The brake shoes tend to hold drums on.
Get the tyre/wheel balance checked I had theis problem and it drove me nuts for a year trying to figure it out. replacing the rear brake drums solved it immediately.
Whenever you want to but once your brakes start squeaking that means your brake pads are low or your discs/drums are wrapped and need to be skimmed or replacing
Brakes adjusted to tightly, or the emergency brake lever is adjusted too tightly. Another possibility is you are riding the brake pedal, or the wheel cylinder is sticking.
just your emergency brakes won't work, but more importantly the levers inside the rear brake drums slack off scrubbing on the inside of the drums and over a period of time they will cut right thru the drums, .So get it fixed.
your e brake cable needs adjusting.
first you have to take the wheels off of the van,and then you have to take the tension off of the brake shoes. Next you will be able to remove the rear brake drums off of the vehicle.You may have to tap them with a hammer to break them free.
1971-72 Chevy C10 rear brake drums have a 5+4.75" bolt pattern with a 11" by 2" brake shoes.
at the rear brakes. remove wheels, & brake drums, adjust rear brakes to specs, and the E-brake will automatically be adjusted.
Jack up, remove rear wheel, remove emergency brake cable, loosen bleeder valve and bleed as normal.
It could be a bad cylinder, bad springs, bad emergency brake, or could need to be adjusted.
If you are inexperienced, you should not be messing around with the brake drums.
I have 1991 Z71 extend cab short bed- the brake pedal is soft- i have tried or bought the following: booster, master cyclinder, capliers, drums, wheel cyclinders and kits, drums, pads and shoes,
New brake drums are broken in the first time you go for a drive usually.
Normal leak points that are hard to see are inside the rear drums, along the frame, and into the brake booster.Normal leak points that are hard to see are inside the rear drums, along the frame, and into the brake booster.