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How do I take the rotors off on a 2006 Buick Lucerne?

I am attempting to take the caliper off but there are two bolts that will not budge.

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I just did my front brakes on March 7 2014 broke all bolts by hand except 1. Took my tire put it under the car and put a 15mm socket attached to the bolt and put the jack at the end of the wrench and started to pump and by golly the bolt came loose.

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You will find two bolts on the back side of the caliper that go into two small rubber boots. Likely the bolt heads on yours are torks head and need appropriate socket to remove. You need to retract pads in order to easily remove caliper from rotor. Retract further with a large "c" clamp before re-installing pads. Lube slides that attachment bolts go through (I use white grease for this) before re-installing them. Be careful to not cross thread bolts when putting them back in.
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