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The ULTIMATE Guide on How to Replace Drum Brakes

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Hey guys Chrisfix here today. I'm going to show you how to replace your drum brakes on your car or your truck

This is going to be a complete guide

I'm going to show every detail every step on replacing the drum brake system including how to replace all the brake hardware and

replacing the wheel cylinders

So when you're done watching this video you're going to know how to replace the drum brakes in your vehicle

and if you've never changed drum Brakes before

Don't be intimidated

Because these things do [look] kind of complicated [all] it is is a couple of [springs] a wheel cylinder and then some shoes

It's very simple and again I'm going to show you everything you need to know so after watching the video

you'll be able to replace the brakes yourself now one question I get asked all the time is how long do drum Brakes last and

The brake shoes on drum brakes class anywhere from 50,000 miles to 150,000 miles depending on how you drive

So they do last longer than your typical caliper brake pads

Now in this video

I'm going to be changing the drum brakes in my truck with

That being said the process of replacing drum brakes is very similar if not identical for almost every vehicle out there

So these are what the drum brakes look like on my pickup truck

These are what the drum brakes look like on a van and these are what the drum brakes look like on a compact car

So as you can tell the drum brakes are very

Similar from car to car which is good because after you're done watching this video

You'll be able to replace the drum brakes on pretty much any vehicle and before we begin

I want to thank advanced autoparts for helping out and supplying the brake drums and shoes for the video all right now