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Removing front rotor

How do you change a front brake rotor on a 2005 subaru baja turbo?

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  • latonh May 21, 2009

    After the caliper is off and the brake pads are removed the rotor will not come off do I need to remove the caliper bracket by the 2 bolts on the inside (17mm)?  They appear to be holding everything in place.

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I am trying to remove the rear rotors on a 2003 Subaru Baja and need to remove the caliper but one of the bolts holding the caliper is inaccessable with a wrench. How do I remove the second bolt to remove the caliper to rempve the rotor/

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When you take off the wheel, you then need to take off the caliper witch is held on by 2 bolts, (may require a special socket) after removing caliper carefully let it hang by brake line. Then the rotor should slide right off.

Posted on May 20, 2009

  • Jesse May 21, 2009

    No, the rotor is free floter. It is more then likely that it is stuck with rust that accumilated. Just take a board stand it up and have it aginst the rotor were the pads contact, then give it a couple good hits with a hammer. You will see it brake loose.

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