how do i replace the rear brakes on a 1993 Buick Century? on 1993 Buick Century

they are drum brakes

by in Fort Wayne, IN on March 01, 2009
2 answers
ANSWER by on March 01, 2009
The rear drum brakes on a Buick Century are not an easy repair ( I was a GM dealership Journeyman ) You have to get all the springs exactly correct and evaulate all the hardware or they WILL come apart on the road and you will lose you rear brakes. It also takes some strong spring tools. For safety sake, see if you know a GM experienced mechanic and pay him/her for 1-1.5 hours to R&R the brake parts. Your safety is at stake here.
ANSWER by on April 26, 2011
have drums loose, but wont come off, tried to get to adjuster. theres an oblong plug on top left of drum

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