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Having trouble replacing wheel stud on an 01 Chrysler town and country van. we are replacing the studs. and need ideas of being able to get the rotar off the van so that we can replace them (replacing the studs).

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  • Miguel Martinez Jan 11, 2009

    Actually you have to pull off the caliper and the caliper brace and the rotor should come out, Its quite easy all you need is a 5lb. sledge a couple of spacers, a new stub and a lugnut that fits, You take the sledge and beat the bad stud out, then feed the new stud from behind place the washers on the stud then the lugnut, tighten the lugnut till the stud sit all the way in...

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    Rich Gallegos Apr 02, 2013

    I wouldn't suggest beating on the stud, instead use something to press the stud out. Beating on the studs will cause damage to the unit bearing in your hub.

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