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How to Adjust Rear Brakes on Your Vehicles

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Although an increasing number of vehicles have four-wheel disc brakes, many vehicles — especially trucks and vans — still rely on rear drum brakes. To ensure proper brake force distribution, you need to make two adjustments whenever you replace brake shoes and anytime you remove the brake drums: brake shoe adjustment and parking brake adjustment. While specifics may vary depending on the vehicle, the basic adjustment steps are similar.

Things You’ll Need

2 screwdrivers, Wrench (size may vary)

Instructions