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adjust rear brakes
Posted 11 March 2005 - 12:33 PM
We bled and bled and bled. Helped a bunch, but still very mushy pedal. They work, but not like they should.
I'm sure we got all the air out.
My buddy says I need to adjust the rear shoes.
I'm used to a slot in the backing plate, reach in with a flat screw driver and turn a star cam thingy till they just begin to rub, then back off a bit, maybe 1/4 turn.
I can't find a slot.
Hayes manul talks about an adjuster sticking out from the backing plate, but thats not there.
What am I missing.
There is a very small oval hole back there, with a rubber plug in it. Is that it?
Posted 11 March 2005 - 02:26 PM
Backed up hard, stomped on pedal a few times. Pedal came right up.
Problem now is I feel a bit of shimmy or pulsing so to speak when braking hard. I HOPE it will even out with use.
I figur ig it just crap on the drums or disks from disuse, will get better. But if somethings bent,
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