Mechanics

BRAKE DRUM

2003 Vauxhall Astra

Brakes problem
2003 Vauxhall Astra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual

The rear brake brake drums seem to be stuck on how do I remove them.I have already removed the retaining screw.
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Manshead_uk
January 4, 2010.



They are only held on now by the shoes. 2 good size screwdrivers between the drum and backing plate usually works to pry off the drum. Also tap around the drum with a hammer first to free it from the shoes a little !

Dave H
Jan 4, 2010.