How To Read Your Brakes

Uneven Wear of Edges or Ends

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Uneven Wear, Edges or EndsUneven Wear, Edges or EndsEnd wear indicates a drum with bell mouth condition or worn bushings Indicates bent spider
Uneven Wear, Edges or EndsUneven Wear, Edges or EndsCheck drum diameter for bell mouth condition and turn drums or replace. Replace cam bushings at every reline. If shoe ends or lining must be ground to allow shoes to fit, or for the drum to go on, you may have a bent spider or the wrong shoes.

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