This task covers.
Semitrailer coupled to towing vehicle and
Do not adjust brakes when drums are hot. Procedures given are for one slack adjuster.
a. Using jack (2), raise until clear of
b. Support with jack stand (3) and remove
All measurements should be taken as close as possible to the center of the brake lining.
Brake linings (4)
Using a 0.035-in (1.34-mm) feeler gage,
check measurement between brake linings
(4) and brakedrum (5).
Adjusting nut (6)
Using an adjustable wrench, turn adjusting
nut in the direction required to obtain the