Rear Brake Drum Removal And Installation; Rear Brake Drum And Shoe Inspection - Suzuki SX4 Service Manual

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Rear Brake Drum Removal and Installation

Removal
1) Hoist vehicle and remove rear wheel.
2) Release parking brake lever.
3) Remove brake drum (1) by using 8 mm bolts (2) (2
pcs).
Installation
1) Before installing brake drum, to maximize brake
shoe-to-drum clearance, put screwdriver between
rod and ratchet and push down ratchet.
NOTE
The figure show ratchet position where brake
shoe-to-drum clearance is maximum.
1. Rod
2) Confirm that inside of brake drum and brake shoes
are free from dirt and oil. And then install brake
drum.
3) Adjust parking brake cable referring to "Parking
Brake Inspection and Adjustment in Section 4D".
4) Install rear wheel.
5) Check to ensure that brake drum is free from
dragging and proper braking is obtained. Perform
brake test (foot brake and parking brake).
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2. Ratchet

Rear Brake Drum and Shoe Inspection

Brake Drum
Inspect brake drum for wear.
If drum inner diameter is exceeds the limit or uneven or
stepped wear is excessive, replace the drum.
Rear brake drum inner diameter "a"
Standard: 220 mm (8.66 in.)
Limit: 222 mm (8.74 in.)
Cracked, Scored or Grooved Drum
A cracked drum is unsafe for further service and must be
replaced. Do not attempt to weld a cracked drum.
Smooth up any slight scores. Heavy or extensive scoring
will cause excessive brake lining wear and it will
probably be necessary to resurface drum braking
surface.
If brake linings are slightly worn and drum is grooved,
drum should be polished with fine emery cloth in the
direction of drum depth but not circumferentially along
drum inner.
NOTE
When drum is removed, visually inspect
wheel cylinder for brake fluid leakage.
Correct leaky point, if any.
Rear Brakes:
4C-2
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