4-37. BRAKESHOE MAINTENANCE.
This Tack Covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
l Hub and brakedrum removed (para 4-47).
Rags(item 11, Appandix E)
l Handbrake lever and cable removed (rear dolly
l Dry cleaning solvent (item 14, Appendix E)
only) (para 4-36).
l Six lockwashers
l General mechanic's tool kit
Common no. 1 shop set
DO NOT handlebrakeshoes, brakedrums, orotherbrakecomponents unless area has
been properly cleaned. There may be asbestos dust on thesecomponents, which can
be dangerous if you touch it or breathe it. Wear an approved filter mask and gloves.
Never use compressed air or a dry brush to clean brake components. Dust may be
ramoved using an industrial-type vacuum cleaner. Clean dustormud away from brake
components with water and a wet, soft brush or cloth. Failure to follow this warning
may result in serious illness or death to personnel.
Front rear dolly eats have different backing plates. Backing plate for rear
dolly eat includes access for handbrake cable.
Remove return spring (6).
Remove two slotted washers (12) and washers (13).
Remove four nuts (17) and lockwashers (16) from rear of backing plate (15). Discard lockwashers.
Remove two brakeshoes (4) and two small threaded pins (14).
Remove cupped washer (1), spring (2), retaining washer (3), and largethreaded pin(5) from each brakeshoe
Remove cupped washer (11) and washer (10) from each of two anchor pins (9).
Remove nut (7) and Iockwasher (8) from each anchor pin (9), and remove two anchor pins (9) from backing
plate (15). Discard lockwashers.