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2003 V6 Jeep Liberty Limited how do I remove front brake rotor

I ran into a stand still trying to replace my brake rotor the is no bolt to unscrew and no pin to remove only a hole with notches indented inside removed caliper bolts caliper is off how do I remove the rotor any advice on this issue

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    Travis Clark Apr 22, 2009

    Yes I finally figured out how to get it off. Now to make sure I did it correctly..It does look like a allan key hole with extra splines. I didn't know I needed a bit so I hammered it off 4 light hits took it off nothing was broke. When I put the new one on in the dark it was loose until I added the caliper brace and bolts, caliper with brake pads and caliper bolts. Test drove all seemed fine but not sure if I did it right now after reading your question for me. There is a hole in the center of the rotor approx 3in diameter there is a solid metal cup looking device that rotor slides over in the center of that cup looking devise is where those splines are located is that for removal of the axle or is it a torks screw to properly remove the rotor

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Hole with notches is likely a torks screw Looks like an allan key hole with extra splines? they make a bit that fits in there. It's on the flat surface where the wheel mounts right?

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

  • Richard Scordino Apr 22, 2009

    No...leave everything in the center of the hub alone...I was thinking you had a small screw on the wheel mating surface (usually meant to pretty much hold the rotor on while in the factory, and to eliminate some vibration) Your rotor was just rusted onto the hub.Sounds like you did it correctly!

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