How to Install Drum Brakes in a PT Cruiser?

Answer Chrysler installed drum brakes on the rear axle of the PT Cruiser. Drum brakes use two brake shoes that press against the inside of the drum when you press on the brake pedal. This is what helps to... Read More »

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How to Change the Rear Drum Brakes on a 2003 PT Cruiser?

The drum brakes on the PT Cruiser, like most vehicles, use brake shoes that work with the parking brake. If the parking brake doesn't feel tight, you may need to replace the shoes. The drum assembl... Read More »

How to Remove the Rear Drum Brakes on a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

Whether you're replacing the rear brake shoes on your PT Cruiser or you just want to clean and adjust the rear drum brakes, you'll need to remove them. The PT Cruiser uses a sealed drum which cover... Read More »

How to Install Drum Brakes?

Automotive drum brakes use a hydraulic master cylinder to pressurize individual wheel cylinders that push brake shoes to an interior drum surface, stopping a vehicle. The four-wheel drum braking sy... Read More »

How to Install Rear Drum Brakes?

Installing new rear brake shoes is a straightforward process of safely removing the old shoes, cleaning the parts that will be reused and installing the new shoes. But there are a few things that c... Read More »