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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Brake Drum Replacement

Special Tools

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.

Removal Procedure

Warning: Refer to Brake Dust Warning in the Preface section.

  1. Check to ensure that the   park brake is fully released
  2. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  3. Remove the rear tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.

  1. Remove the brake drum screw (1).
  2. Remove the brake drum (2).
  3. If the brake drum is to be reinstalled to the vehicle, use the CH 41013 resurfacer or equivalent to clean any rust or corrosion from the hub/flange mating surface of the brake drum (2).

    To clean any rust or corrosion from the hub/flange mating surface of the brake drum (2).

  4. Use the CH 42450-A resurfacer or equivalent to clean the wheel hub flange.

Installation Procedure

  1. If installing a new brake drum (2), use denatured alcohol or an equivalent approve brake cleaner and a clean shop towel to remove the protective coating from the friction surface of the drum.
  2. Adjust the drum brakes. Refer to Drum Brake Adjustment.
  3. Install the drum brake.

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

  1. Install drum brake screw (1) and tighten to 7 Nm (62 lb in).
  2. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
  3. Lower the vehicle.
  4. Apply the brakes approximately three times in order to seat and center the brake shoes within the drum.
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