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2000 Toyota Echo Question: How do I remove rear brake drums, so I can change rear brake shoes?

 

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squeeky, Oshkosh, WI, November 13, 2012, 13:04
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I have removed rim & can not get drum to come off.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12205 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 13, 2012, 13:21
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    ITS MOST LIKELY RUSTED ON HIT THE CENTER WHERE AXLE HUB IS WITH A HAMMER AND IT SHOULD BREAK FREE FROM THE RUST

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    Visitor, November 13, 2012, 16:26
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    Tried that, didn't work. Noticed 2 bolts,that held drum onto bearing plate. Removed them, and proceded with brake job. All is well. Thanks for your prompt response!!!

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    your.mechanic November 13, 2012, 18:24
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    make sure you release the parking brake

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