2-45. REPLACE/REPAIR WHEEL BRAKES
This task covers:
Bleeding Hydraulic Lines
Shop equipment, automotive maintenance
Brake fluid (Item 4, Appendix C)
and repair, common no. 1
Grease (Item 8, Appendix C)
Tool kit, general mechanics automotive
Lubricating oil (Item 10, Appendix C)
Lower front and rear jack assemblies and be sure that trailer frame is securely level.
Place hand brake (1) in upright position so that
parking brakes are not engaged.
Remove nut (2) from hand brake cable (3) and
Remove two mounting bolts (5), two nuts (6), and
two lockwashers (7). Remove hand brake (1).
Remove cotter pin (8) and nut (9). Remove brake
cable (10) from J-bolt (11). Remove J-bolt from
Remove shoulder bolt (12), nut (13), and
lockwasher (14). Pull the crossmember (4)
through slide (15).
Remove two cap screws (16), two nuts (17), and
two lockwashers (18). Remove angle brackets
(19) and brake cable (10) from trailer frame (20).
Remove wheels and tires.
Position jack under frame just in front of wheel
to be raised.
Loosen six wheel nuts slightly.
c. Using jack, raise frame high enough to allow
removal of tire and wheel.