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.

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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.

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

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Conclusion

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

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