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JoAnne

JoAnne 9/13/2012

1997 Honda CR-V LX 4 Cyl 2.0L

Brakes

i adjusted the rear brakes too tight now the drum won't turn and I can't get the drum cover off....help!

the brakes are expanded inside the drum and the drum won't come off

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CVO

CVO 9/14/2012

On the rear of the backing plate, there is a window hole for the brake adjuster bolt. Pull the rubber plug and using a tool brake adjuster or a large flat screw driver to disengage the star bolt. Eventually the brake drums will shrink their expansion and release the drum.
See this repair guide

Brake Shoes
INSPECTION
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

http://www.autozone.com/.../...rGuideContent.jsp

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