Shoe Return Springs Hardware
Return spring hardware that hold down the brake shoes, and pull them off the drum, when pedal is released The holddown springs that hold the shoes against the backing plates are often badly corroded. If they break, the debris can jam itself between the shoe and drum causing the brake to drag or bind. Drum brakes usually have some type of self-adjuster mechanism inside to maintain minimum clearances between the drum and shoes. As the shoes wear, brake pedal travel would increase were it not for the adjusters. Like the other hardware inside a drum, the adjusters are prone to corrosion and sticking. New adjusters can assure proper brake operation. Adjuster springs, which help maintain tension on the adjusters so they can compensate for lining wear. Maintains proper movement for safe, effective stopping performance.