4-85. BRAKE ASSEMBLY ADJUSTMENT.
This task covers:
General Safety Instructions
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Sweeper supported on jackstand under affected
side of axle and hand brake released.
This task will normally be done when
brake shoes are replaced. It is the same
for both sides.
Be careful not to loose dust covers.
Block wheels and set hand brake on unaffected
side of vehicle.
Jack up axle and support it with jackstand.
Remove dust caps (1) from backing plate (2).
Turn adjusting wheels (3) equally but in opposite
directions with flat tip screwdriver until unable to
Back off adjustment until wheel turns.
Replace dust caps (1).
Raise sweeper, remove jackstand and lower
Follow-on maintenance: Test operation of hand brakes (para 3-12)
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