Mobile Devices: Lite Theme CitroŽn: CitroŽn Trader | Saxo Trader | C2 Trader Peugeot: Peugeot Trader | 106 Trader Enthusiast: Saxperience


Go Back   Saxperience - Citroen Saxo Forum > Citroen Saxo Related Forums > Saxo Brakes / Suspension / Transmission / Tyres

Saxo Brakes / Suspension / Transmission / Tyres If you have queries or information to share regarding Saxo braking, suspension, tyres or transmission systems, please discuss this within this forum.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 2nd July 2018, 10:41   #1
Lardy2333
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 1
Car(s): Citroen Saxo 1.1 Desire Ford Mondeo Estate 2.0 TDC
Default Rear Brake Drum Bearings

Hi all,

I'm gradually replacing/fixing various bits and bobs on a 1.1 Desire that we got for my daughter and I've got round to the rear brakes. When taking the drums off the wheel bearings on both sides came off in bits so I ordered up some new ones whilst replacing the cylinders and brake shoes. The drums were pretty grotty so got some new ones from GSF. I don't have a press so stuck the drums into the oven and the bearings in the freezer gave it a while then the bearings dropped into the drums without any issues. Only problem now is that they won't go back on the car and I have a horrible feeling that I've managed to install the bearings the wrong way round! So, a couple of questions for you guys...

Is the little stub axle that the bearings sit on tapered? Does anyone know how to get these eyeless clips out of the drum? I don't mind sacrificing a couple of bearings but I don't want to lose the new drums. Finally, does anyone have a step by step guide (also known as an idiots guide) on how to replace the rear bearings so I don't make the same mistakes again?

Thanks, Lardy.
Lardy2333 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th July 2018, 14:01   #2
welshpug
Saxperience Forum Bum
Track / Motorsport Prep
 
welshpug's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: South Wales
Posts: 2,978
Car(s): ZX 16v, 205 GTI, 309 Goodwood, 405 MI16.
iTrader Score: 1 (100%)
Default

no taper, just a nice tight fit, drum type should slide on by hand though.

you need circlip pliers for circlips.


get yourself a haynes manual.
__________________
need a part number? http://public.servicebox.peugeot.com/ and http://service.citroen.com/ will sort you out.
welshpug is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th July 2018, 20:06   #3
MartinObviously
Saxperience Forum Bum
Track / Motorsport PrepScotland Region Member
 
MartinObviously's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Perth
Posts: 3,052
Car(s): Peugeot 106 1.5D Peugeot 106 GTI '78 XJ-S
Default

The shoes are auto adjusting, I fitted new shoes to mine and the lining was a bit too thick and I had to take a file to it and remove 1mm from it - which made me think my bearing was the wrong size but it wasnt! the drums has to be perfectly straight to go on.

you need to make sure the nut under the handbrake is fully loosened.

The drums should just slide on after doing that.
__________________
The rain kept a trollin'
MartinObviously is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:57.