> Hi Folks,
> While in the process of replacing the rear axle bearings and seals I noticed
> that the lower half of the leading brake shoe is almost worn out, about 1/32"
> left. This is true for both sides of the car although the brakes have only
> 6,000 miles of use. The trailing shoes have about 3/32" remaining. New wheel
> cylinders were installed at the same time as the shoes. Am puzzled about this
> odd wear.
Bob and Annice
Three possibles for this problem.
1) you drive with the hand brake on.
2) you keep the rear brakes adjusted too tight.
3) brake drums are out of round.
Toms River, NJ