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Old 08-21-2010, 12:19 PM   #1
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Default How do my rear brakes adjust in my 2000 Cherokee?

I just did a complete brake job on my jeep cherokee. However, one thing has me stumped. How do the rear brakes adjust? When I assembled them, I turned the star wheel so that they barely dragged on the drum. How do they adjust while I am driving? Do i have to get underneath it every so often and turn the star wheel again? Does it adjust when you use the E-Brake? How do they work. Let me know, thanks!
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they should auto adjust if you have everything installed correctly, even the slightest position on the adjust cable being off will cause it not to work, ask me how I know lol, but they adjust mostly when you reverse and come to a stop I do believe, and the ebrake may also work, not totally sure on that part
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