Parking Brake Does Not Hold Due to Worn Parking Brake Shoes on Chevrolet Suburban 1500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Units with 4 wheel disk brakes may develop at situation where the park brake does not hold as it should. Our technicians tell us this can be caused by worn park brake shoes located inside the drum section of the rear brake disks. The worn shoes should be replaced and properly adjusted to correct this issue.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 54,500 (10,000–98,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
14 people reported this problem
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Took it in for annual safety and emission inspection. Failed due to the Parking Brake would not hold when parking brake fully depressed and engaged.
Have to replace every year before yearly inspection
Right side parking brake shoe wore out prematurely. I replaced shoe and rotor.
Brake would not hold, replaced pads and rotor.
Parking brake did not hold, broken shoes inside, replaced by dealer, free of charge, but charged me for new pads $97 dollars.
Parking Brake did not hold, Dealer found broken brake shoe, Dealer replaced