Mechanics

REMOVING BRAKE DRUM FROM WHEEL/

2000 Oldsmobile Other

Brakes problem
2000 Oldsmobile V6 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 114000 miles

I have the wheel off, but for siome reason the drum does not want to come off, even with pryig on it, and using wd 40 on it, is there something holding this drum on thay I cant find.
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Dick johnson
December 4, 2007.



Yep, inside the drum, the shoes wear set in about 1/4 of an inch, this allows a rust ridge to form, you need to turn the starwheel adjuster to release the brakes a bit, to do this you need to insert a slim screwdriver into the adjuster hole, and back off the adjuster.

Merlin2021
Dec 4, 2007.