97 pontiac GA 3.1 v6. I just installed a brand new pair of drums on the
rear, the right side went on pretty against the shoes, I had to tap it on
with a sledge hammer. The other day I noticed a click click sound when
applying brakes with a medium amount of pressure. They stop just fine
though. Any idea what the clicking sound is?
Just stop right there. Take the drums back off, take the shoes off.
Check for any burrs where the drums rub on the backing plates, and file
them off. Properly lube those friction points. PROPERLY adjust the
shoes so the drums go on by hand.
BTW, You really shouldn't install new drums without new shoes and
The other day I noticed a click click sound when
Motorsforum.com is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.