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Rotor cap on my 2000 dodge durango stuck and will not budge.

I have tried tapping it with a hammer and tried to pry it up and it will not budge. I dont want to break anything, so does anyone have a safe and fast trick to remove the rotor cap?

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Take a pair of channel locks and rotate it back an forth until you dislodge any material that is wedging it in position

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