Having problems with your 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier ?

I can't get the brake drum off of my '98 Cavalier. I need to back off the shoes, but there is no access port that I can find to get to the adjuster. How do I adjust the shoes, preferably without disconnecting the brake line?

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 18-03-2019

Answers :

Driil a small hole, 1/4 in thru the backing plate near the bottom in the center. Use a screw driver and back off the adjuster.
If you go to autozone.com and register for free you will have access to a full online repair manual and they will show you step by step procedures for the entire drum brake job. They are showing an access port in the brake backing plate that should have a plug in it to keep water out. Hope this helped and good luck.
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