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Front brake rotors wont come off when tapping with rubber mallet.

Front brake rotor seems to be stuck on my 03 jag xtype. any suggestions on how to remove it? looks like it should slide right off. i dont have to remove the nut in the middle do i?

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  • bernieclan Mar 06, 2009

    i had the caliper and caliper bracket already removed. just loaded up all connecting parts of rotor with wd40 and gave it several more whacks with the hammer and had rotor covered with towel as you suggested but this thing hasent moved 1 centemeter.


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Did you take off the complete brake and caliper system?.  If so wrap a towel around it and gently tap on it with a rubber mallet, careful not to hit the metal with the mallet.  If it is still reluctant to come off, try a little penatrating oil on it.

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  • Shadow1989 Mar 06, 2009

    BTW, that nut you are refering to in the middle is what holds your driveshaft into place int he wheel assembly


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