I put new rear rotors on my 99 Z71. I am now getting some serious heat when
I drive it from my passanger side rear wheel. I am hoping it isn't the
caliper. My question is, Should have I adjusted the drum shoes when I
installed the new rotors and pads? The rotors slid over the drum shoes with
no problem at all, so I didn't feel the need to adjust them in. Any
Disk or drum? If you have rear disk brakes, then you have calipers
and rotors. If you have drums, you have rear drums and a star wheel
to adjust the shoes.
Yes, you should adjust the brake shoes when you rebuild them. Having
them correctly adjusted helps the front brakes last longer and do
their job properly.....among other reasons.
Sounds like the park brake needs to be adjusted (back it off) and reset to
specs. You should not feel or hear any drag when hand rotating the wheels
(on jacks of course).
Post back when you've done this!
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