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Was the write up good in the first post?
Had the Jeep on the lift, pulled up the
e-brake and the left wheel spins. Right
wheel works.
 

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Everything with that write-up is pretty accurate. Here is what it was missing:

- On the back dust guard, there is a small rubber plug, about 1/2" X 1". That gives you access to the adjuster screw. When i realized how that worked (using a phillips screw driver to turn it, will open/close the brake shoes on the parking brake), i was able to free the hub that was frozen on... and i was able to adjust it after installing the rotor to make sure it was adjusted properly.

Overall, it was frustrating working with rusted/seized components, but after doing it once, the second time would not be as bad.

Protip: When reassembling, to get the tension spring into the holes, instead of using pliers... first hook the bottom of the spring and then put a screwdriver into the other hole that the spring needs to go into. hook the spring onto the screwdriver shaft and just pick up and the spring will go up the screwdriver and fall into the hole.

Cool Thanks! Going to pull it apart in about 45 mins.
I just hope the pieces flying around in there didn't
damage the sensor or anything esle!
 

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Well, I pulled the wheel off, caliper, rotor/drum
with the help of a hammer. (yes I took off the o-ring)
A bunch of pieces of the shoes fell to the floor.
Got in there and it was missing the back spring
that holds the shoes together, and there was
nothing but metal on the "shoes" themselves.

I gutted everything, put it back together, and
am going to order new shoes and hardware kit.
(no e-brake for now)

The pads looked good! LOL Since this is just a
parking brake, I'm ordering the parts through
O'Reilly's. About $42 bucks....
 
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