Having problems with your 1999 Chevrolet Malibu ?
How hard is it to put in new drum brakes on a 99 malibu ls
They aren't too hard to do. Just make sure you do 1 side at a time, that way you can always look at the other wheel to see how things go on. Here is a link with some helpful information on doing the job:http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/repairguide/repairGuideContent.jsp?pageId=0900c152802692c0
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How hard is it to put in new drum brakes on a 99 malibu ls
They aren't too hard to do. Just make sure you do 1 side at a time, that way you can always look at the other wheel to see how things go on. Here is a link with some helpful information on doing the job:http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/rep ... 1999 Chevrolet Malibu
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