Introduction

Brake pads tend to wear down with use over time. Use this guide if you feel your brake pads have worn down enough that a replacement is necessary.

Tools

Parts

Locate and remove the dome nut with a 10mm open-end wrench. Locate and remove the dome nut with a 10mm open-end wrench.
  • Locate and remove the dome nut with a 10mm open-end wrench.

Inspect brake pad for wear.
  • Inspect brake pad for wear.

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Dome nut (left), lock washer (middle), and brake pad (right).
  • Dome nut (left), lock washer (middle), and brake pad (right).

  • Be sure to save the dome nut and lock washer just in case the replacement brake shoe does not include them.

  • When installing the new brake shoe, make sure it is properly aligned so it is in full contact with the edge of the rim.

Conclusion

To install your new brake shoes, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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