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2006 toyota corolla - rotors

How do you remove the rotors from the 2006 toyota corolla? The rotors don't budge - I've tried hitting with a hammer, wd40, etc. and they don't even budge. I noticed a weird bolt in the center that seems to hold it in place but I'm not sure because I read not to remove it.

Any help would be appreciated.

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  • shipmate26 Mar 10, 2009

    Does this method work for 2004 as well?

  • campsoup May 02, 2009

    can't get the rotors off my 2006 corola. looks like the funny star shaped nut in the center of the hub is holding it on. does anyone know how the rotors come off??

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The large bolt that you see is the nut that holds the axle shaft to the hub. You do not need to remove it to remove the rotors. You just need to remove the caliper & the caliper bracket. Normally, the rotors come off of the hubs easily, but sometimes, they rust onto the hub. My techs beat and beat and beat until they come off. With large hammers. Note that after they are beaten off, the rotors are no longer viable for re-use.

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