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How do you get the calipers off the rear?

I have a 2006 Chrysler Town and Country and 2 of the wheel studs broke off. How do you get the calipers off the rear to take the rotors off so I can change the studs? Also, can you purchase studs at an Auto supply company such as Autozone?

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  • gerry bissi May 11, 2010

    I would say you can buy them at Autozone or your dealer. They usually have to be pressed in.

    The caliper usually has 2 allen head or torx bolts that are horizontal and go in from the back.

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If its the same as 2003 there are two big bolt heads holding the caliper supports like 13/ 16 or something take some wire and hang the calipers the disc will come off then there should be another disc that will come off that holds the studs carefull with this because some have the bearings pack inside you should be able to remove the bearing pack the you can take a piece of wood and a hammer and knock the studs out if they are broke use a big screw driver or drive pin to pound it out good luck its not fun but it does get eaiser

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Firstly you need to remove the park brake cables from the calipers. undo the bolts that hold the caliper to the hub assembly. lift the caliper away and yes you can buy new studs and nuts/bolts but you may need to go to a main chrysler agent to get them

Posted on May 13, 2009

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