BRAKES AND REAR WHEEL ASSEMBLY
c. The brake shoe linings should be replaced
e. Lift out the brake shoe actuating lever and
if worn almost to the table or if the bonding
disconnect it from the brake cable.
agent is falling. Do not attempt to save lining
soaked with oil or with deep scores.
f. Remove the nylon bushings from the
brake shoe actuating cranks.
d . Check springs and discard them If
broken, rusted, twisted, nicked or appear
g. Remove the backing plate.
10-60. CLEANING AND INSPECTION.
a. Use solvent to clean all metal parts,
a. Install backing plate with the actuating
except the brake shoe assemblies. The shoe rib
lever depression at the top. Torque capscrews
and table can be wiped with solvent dampened
to 30 ft.-lbs. (4.2 kg-m).
cloth. No solvent should get on the lining.
b. Install the nylon bushings on the brake
b. Examine drum for cracks, heat checks
shoe actuating cranks. Connect the actuating
and deep grooves. The drums should not be
lever to the brake cable and position the lever
bell-mouthed or barrel-shaped, nor should the
so that Its arm lies in the backing plate
mounting holes be elongated. If any of these
exist, the drum should be replaced. Glaze on
the drum, w h i c h Is otherwise In good
c. Position brake shoes on the backing plate
condition, can be removed by sanding with
and actuating cranks.