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R&R rotors and calipers on 2005 Ford 500 to do brake job

2005 Ford 500. Hearing a scuffing noise at 48000 miles. Right rear rotor is slightly scraped. How hard isit to remove the caliper and rotors. I've done my own brake jobs for 50 years

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Use a large c-clamp to bottom out the caliper pistons remove the caliper bolts .slip out the pads and remove the caliper from the disk
hang the caliper from a coathanger wire to avoid damaging the brakeline after replacement of the pads;brake bleeding is not needed Rotors are held on to the axle like a wheel; with bolts

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