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Brake rotor frozen on hub.

I can not remove rotor from my 2002 Kia Optima. I have tried tapping it with a hammer,used prenitrating oil, nothing is working. I also tried to rent a rotor puller. Can not fine one big enough. Help!!!!!

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If you removed the retaining screws, (you did, didn't you?)
Buy or find 2 of - 8x 1.25mm bolts and thread them into rotor, against hub , 2 or 3 turns at a time, back & forth until it lets go.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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