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Brake rotor removal problem 2002 kia optima

I have a 2002 kia optima vg having trouble removing the rear brake rotor. I loosend the emergency adjusting nut below the handle.It still feels like a spring is attached when tapping on the rotor.

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I am assuming you are talking about drum brakes. and the drum is not coming off easily. as the drums wear they do not ride on the very outside which will cause a ridge to form and make it hard to remove them you just have to pry them off but pry evenly on two sides opposite of each other at the same time

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