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Integral drum brake

Integral drum brake Backplate Leading shoe Hold down shoe Pull-off spring Wheel cylinder Brake lining Trailing shoe Brake drum and wheel hub Wheel stud

A rear brake with an integral hub and brake drum. The riveted lining on the leading (rear) shoe is positioned off centre in the direction of wheel rotation.

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    Renewing drum-brake shoes

    Check drum brakes at least every six months, 6,000 miles or 10,000 km, or as recommended in the car's normal service schedule. Look for worn brake linings. Read more