5-12. Relining Brake Shoes
This task covers:
Brake shoes removed (para. 4-55).
Brush (item 15, Appendix E)
Enamel, forest green (item 20, Appendix E)
This procedure applies to all brake shoes. One
brake shoe is described.
1. Remove 24 rivets (1) from brake shoe (2).
2. Remove and discard brake lining (3).
b. Cleaning and painting
1. Clean brake shoe thoroughly. Use a stiff
bristle brush (item 15, Appendix E) and
water to remove mud.
Dry cleaning solvent (P-D-680) is toxic and flammable. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapors. Avoid
skin contact. Use only in a well-ventilated area. Keep away from open flame. Flash point of solvent
is 138o F (50o C).
2. Remove grease and oil from brake shoe using dry cleaning solvent (item 3, Appendix E).
3. Repaint brake shoe with forest green enamel (item 20, Appendix E). Allow paint to drythoroughly.