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What tool is needed to remove the front brake rotor from a 2004 Toyota Carolla. There is a crimp in the center nut instead of a cotter pin.

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Use a small punch and hammer out the crimp as much as possible. Then remove the center nut. The nut should be replaced with a new one. Sometimes a new rotor will come with the nut. If you are refacing the old rotor, you will have to get a new nut from a parts store.

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5) Detach the nut holding on the tie rod end, it has a cotter pin you need to
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6) Remove the screws/nuts holding the ball joint to the lower control arm.
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NOTE: After the wheel bearings have been removed or replaced or the front axle has been reassembled be sure to adjust wheel bearing preload. Refer to the Adjustment service procedure below. On the 1989–92 240SX there is just one wheel bearing, pressed into the hub and no adjusting cap. Refer to the exploded views of the Front Axle Hub Assembly. Review the complete service procedure.
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  7. If it is necessary to replace the bearing outer races, drive them out of the hub with a brass drift pin and mallet.
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Item Part Number Description 1 — Cotter Pin 2 — Nut Retainer 3 1131 Insulator 4 3B477 Front Axle Wheel Hub Retainer 5 1195 Front Wheel Outer Bearing Retainer Washer 6 1104 Wheel Hub 7 1107 Lug Bolt 8 3K050 Snap Ring 9 3123 Front Wheel Bearing 10 2K004 Front Disc Brake Rotor Shield 11 3130 Front Wheel Knuckle

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Removal
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  2. Remove the wheel (1007) and tire assembly.
  3. NOTE: It is not necessary to disconnect the front brake hose (2078).

    Remove the disc brake caliper (2B120) and suspend it with mechanic's wire out of the way. Refer to Section 06-03 for the removal procedure.
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  8. Remove and discard the cotter pin from the front suspension lower arm ball joint (3050).
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  10. Strike the front wheel knuckle with a hammer while pulling down on the front suspension lower arm (3078) until the front suspension lower arm ball joint separates from the front wheel knuckle.




  11. Remove the front suspension lower arm ball joint nut.




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Remove wheel, brake cliper, cliper mounting bracket, brake pads and rotor.
Remove tie rod end and strut from spindle,
Remove large drive axle nut from center of hub by removing cotter pin and nut cover
Remove the ball joints 2 nuts and 1 bolt
Pull assy. lose from drive axle.
Take complete Hub assy with new bearing to an automotive machine shop and have them disassemble hub and replace bearing.
Reverse steps to reinstall

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