BRAKE DRUM REPAIR
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS
Tools and Special Tools
Tool kit, general mechanics (Item 132, WP 0126 00)
Lathe, brake drum (Item 74, WP 0126 00)
Cloth, abrasive (Item 9, WP 0125 00)
Brake drum removed from vehicle (TM 9-2320-302-
If maximum inside diameter is exceeded, to prevent damage to equipment, brake drum must be replaced.
Check brake drum inside diameter. Refer to Table 1 for diameter.
Brake drum (1) must be round within 0.003 in (0.076 mm). If brake drum is out-of-round, machine brake drum. Refer to
Table 1 for machining specifications.
Check brake drum surface (2) for cracks or badly scored finish. If brake drum is cracked or scored, machine brake drum.
Refer to Table 1 for machining specifications.
Check brake drum surface (2) for glossy or heat spots. If glossy or heat spots are visible, clean brake drum surface with
Check brake drum (1) for external or mating surface cracks. If cracks are visible, replace brake drum.
Check brake drum (1) for balance weight. If balance weight is missing, replace brake drum.