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How replace brake shoes on rear of 1998 chevy silverado 2500

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SOURCE: rear brakes scrubbing on 1998 chevy venture van

Removal Procedure Tools RequiredJ 38400
Caution: Keep fingers away from rear brake shoe springs to prevent fingers from being pinched between spring and shoe web or spring and backing plate.

  1. Remove the brake drum. Refer to Brake Drum Replacement

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    Notice: Do not over stretch the adjuster spring. Damage can occur if the spring is over stretched.
  3. Use the J 38400 in order remove the adjuster spring (1). Disengage the adjuster spring loop from the tab on the adjuster actuator.
  4. 2.1. Remove the loop end of the adjuster spring from the adjuster actuator. 2.2. Remove the straight end of the adjuster spring from the secondary brake shoe.
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  5. Use the J 38400 in order to spread the brake shoes apart.
  6. Remove the adjuster.
Installation Procedure

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  1. Use the J 38400 in order to spread the brake shoes apart.

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    Important: Ensure that the adjuster (2) engages the brake shoes (4 and 5), the park brake actuator (3), and the adjuster actuator (1) properly.
  3. Install the adjuster.

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    Notice: Do not over stretch the adjuster spring. Damage can occur if the spring is over stretched.
  5. Install the adjuster spring (1).
  6. 3.1. Install the straight end of the adjuster spring into the secondary brake shoe. 3.2. Install the loop end of the adjuster spring to the adjuster actuator.
  7. Install the brake drum.

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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SOURCE: how to change rear brake shoes on a 2004 chevy venture

The rear brake shoes use a U clip to hold the shoes together. A simple solution to this change job is to change one side at a time.
Slowly unclip the U clip from the top of the shoe and remove the left shoe and spring. Replace the left shoe and reconnect the U clip, then do the same for the other shoe. Clean, adjust,and grease the self adjuster and you're done. Do the same for the other side of the van. If you take both sides of the clip off you're in for some heavy duty stretching with pliers unless you have the right tool.

Posted on May 12, 2009

Lyle D. Rowh

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SOURCE: torque specs on Chevy Silverado 2500 rear diff yoke.

There isn't a torque spec since those bearing are pre-loaded. You place the unit on a good known vic and get a breaker bar and you might even have to put an extention on that and you begin to tighten unitil you fell the bearing start to load...a little extra short turn wouldn't hurt at that point.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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SOURCE: need picture diagram of rear brake shoe

I need pictures for 1998 gmc sierra k2500 rear bkake shoes.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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SOURCE: replacing rear brake shoes on 2007 silverado 4WD

when you pull the hub off take a picture of the brakes so you can see all the parts, so you can tell where everthing goes back together.

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