BRAKE SHOE AND WHEEL CYLINDER REPLACEMENT (Cont).
To gain access to adjusting screw (11), it may be necessary to knock out
lanced area in backing plate (1) or brake drum or remove cover.
Install brake drum. (See paragraph 8-5)
Working through slot in backing plate (1) or brake drum, turn adjusting screw (11) until wheel
cannot be turned by hand.
Hold adjusting lever (24) away from adjusting screw (11). Back off adjusting screw 30 notches.
If brake shoes (5 and 17) still drag lightly on drum, back off adjusting screw by 1 or 2 notches.
Install cover on backing plate (1) or brake drum access hole.
If drag is still evident, adjust parking brake cable. (See paragraph 7-2)
Connect rear brake line if disconnected. (See paragraph 7-10)
Bleed brakes if wheel cylinder was removed. (See paragraph 7-6)
Check operation of brakes.