BRAKE SHOE REMOVAL CONTINUED
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use
assistance during procedure. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to
Wear eye protection when removing spring. Spring under tension may disconnect with tool
and become a projectile. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury to personnel.
Brake shoe weighs 62 lb (28 kg).
Support lower brake shoe while removing spring. Brake shoe will swing when springs are
8. Using assistance, remove two springs (Figure 5, Item 1) from upper brake shoe (Figure 5, Item 2) and lower
brake shoe (Figure 5, Item 3). Lower the lower brake shoe.
Figure 5. Brake Shoe Springs.