Removing and installing parking brake shoes Removal

1. Take off rear wheel. Remove brake caliper from wheel carrier and suspend in wheel housing (do not open hydraulic brake system).

2. Engage a screwdriver into the hole in the brake disc and turn adjuster in "slackening" direction. Lift off brake disc after removing countersunk screw(s).

3. Remove compression springs (No. 2), ad juster (No. 3/4) and return spring (No. 5). Remove parking brake shoes and return spring (No. 6).

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1. Apply a thin coat of grease to adjuster (No. 3/4), operating lever pin (spreader lever) and sliding surfaces of parking brake shoes

2. Install operating lever (spreader lever), brake shoes, return springs, compression springs and adjuster.


Make sure that the hooks (curved spring ends) of the compression springs are seated correctly around the flange of the wheel carrier (if required, use a mirror to check).

Correct assembly




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Incorrect assembly

3. Check parking brake shoes, adjuster, return springs, compression springs and spreader lever again for correct seating, making corrections as required.

4. Clean end and centering surfaces of brake disc and wheel hub. Apply a thin coat of Optimoly TA to centering surface of wheel hub.

5. Fit brake disc (right and left-hand brake discs are identical).

6. Adjust parking brake shoes and parking brake cables (page 46 - 13). Fit brake caliper. Tighten mounting bolts to 85 Nm.

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