Download 2000-01 BRAKES’ ‘Disc & Drum – Trucks – Except Tracker Locking Parking Brake Lever (Savana & Express) Removal (Express & Savana With Full-Floating Axle) 1. Ensure parking brake is released. Raise and support rear of vehicle. Remove wheel. Remove bolts from end of axle shaft. See Fig. 4 . 2. Lightly tap axle shaft flange with soft hammer to loosen shaft. Grip rib on axle shaft flange with locking pliers. Twist axle shaft to start shaft removal. Pull axle shaft from axle housing. 3. Bend lock washer tab away from lock nut. Using Wheel Bearing Nut Wrench (J-2222-C), remove lock nut. Remove lock washer. Remove adjusting nut and washer. Remove hub and brake drum assembly (if necessary, back off adjuster wheel before removing brake drum).