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I can't locate the adjuster in the rear drum brake to back…

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I can't locate the adjuster in the rear drum brake to back the brake off so that I can remove the drum. I am assuming that it self adjusting so would probably need that mechanism to be released first. But I am unable to see enough through the adjuster hole to the adjuster wheel. Are special tools required?

Mechanic's Assistant: Besides this, what condition is the car in?

The car is in good order I have just replaced the front disc pads and want to check the rear linings

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Nissan?

1990 I think they call it a gq

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I am doing the work .I attempted to remove the drum using the two studs to pull the drum it came a little way but was obviously pulling the brake shoes with it

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No that is it

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Nissan GQ Patrol ?,

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Check on the back plate just under the brake cylinder you will find a long thin rubber plug remove this and with a bent screwdriver you can reach the adjusting wheel .

Let me know if yours is in this position as they came in different location .

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