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star adjusters go the opposite direction on each side to tighten?

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Do the star adjusters go the opposite direction on each side to tighten?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Steve S replied 8 years ago.
Hi the adjusters probably do go opoosite ways. DDid you put new shoes on? Steve
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Steve Sholar's Post: No the vehicle as 150k miles, but why would barking brake shoes wear out?
Expert:  Steve S replied 8 years ago.
They come apart on these style ebrakes the shoe basically just disappears and just leaves the metal piece. Steve
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Steve Sholar's Post: last question before I accept, if the adjusters don't seem to make any diff. no matter how many clicks is it likely that the shoes are gone.
Expert:  Steve S replied 8 years ago.
Yes if you turn the adjusters all the way and you stll do not have brake then yes chances are the shoes are bad. Thank You. Steve