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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan: the rear brakes being loccked..rusty..drums…

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with the rear brakes being...
with the rear brakes being loccked up, I understand that was a mcommon problem for the 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan,because of rusty up. Can I get them apart by hammering the drums off or is there another way
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Dodge Mechanic: Rashawn, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
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hammering the drums off is the only way. spray with penetrating oil. be careful not to hit from back as to damage the backing plate. this is common on all vehicles with drum brakes. use a heavy hammer as a carpenters hammer will not work. 5lbs sledge is what i use.
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