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Issues replacing front rotors

Cannot change front brake rotors. I am able to remove the caliper but the bracket that holds the breakpads cannot be removed...

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  • punkrock_dou May 25, 2009

    yes but they cannot be broken..is there any chance they are reversed since this is a *** car?

  • Dave  C
    Dave C May 11, 2010

    Maybe spinach too, it works for Popeye!

  • Dave  C
    Dave C May 11, 2010

    They are not reverse thread, just tight. Get yourself a big breaker bar with a half inch drive and eat some wheaties. ;-)

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    No bolts around on the backside?

  • Dave  C
    Dave C May 11, 2010

    Why not, just big old bolts aren't they?

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The brakets can be removed by removing two (2) fairly large hex head bolts on the back side of the wheel assembly. Apply a small amount of WD-40, but do not get any on the other brake parts. Using an extension pipe on the handle of a 3/8 inch rachet you should get enough leverage to break the bolts free. Make CERTAIN you are using a snug fitting socket to avoid rounding the hex head bolts, or you job will get twice as difficult. If all else fails you can spot apply some heat to the bolt head, and then try loosening the bolt again. Avoid heating up any grease areas or rubber parts. I generally use a pipe extension that is about 12 inches in length, as opposed to just the short rachet handle.

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