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1985-1996 Fleetwood and Brougham Forum Discussion, Drum brake adjuster in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Intermittent ABS code 33 eventually made me take one of the drums off. Sure, the wheel speed sensor was covered ...
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    Drum brake adjuster

    Intermittent ABS code 33 eventually made me take one of the drums off. Sure, the wheel speed sensor was covered with thick layer of gunk. Cleaned it up. Also noticed that the upper corner of the primary shoe was worn excessively. The adjuster appeared to be frozen. I hate these drum brakes...

    Is anti seize lube good for the adjuster after I clean it up?

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    Re: Drum brake adjuster

    When I did the drums in my 69 the adjuster (star wheel adjuster?) had thick layer of some sort of grease on the moving parts.
    I think anti seize would do fine.

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    Re: Drum brake adjuster

    Thanks, Outsider.

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