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adjusting shoes

Old 20-Apr-2005, 03:35 PM
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adjusting shoes

I've got a 2004 civic with 32,000 kms. How do adjust the rear shoes? Honda wanted $50 to do this. I saw what looked like a plug in behind the drum. I'm guessing I would pull this and adjust from their. Any special tools needed? Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 20-Aug-2009, 07:00 PM
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Hey, you can turn the adjuster with a flat head from that plug. I usually jack up the wheel, take the tire and drum off and adjust it from the front. This way you can inspect your brake shoes and clean inside.
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