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Front rotors How do I replace front brake rotors on 99 contour

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The hardest thing is getting them off the corroded hub. A very big hammer hitting the rtor between the lugs is a good start.

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SECTION 206-03: Front Disc Brake 1999 Contour/Mystique Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Brake Disc Removal

  1. Loosen the wheel nuts.
  1. Raise and support the vehicle. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02 .
  1. Remove the wheel.
  1. front rotors - sxp~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Secure the caliper and anchor plate assembly out of the way to prevent damage to the flexible brake hose.
    Detach the brake caliper and anchor plate.
  1. Remove the brake disc.
    • Remove the retainers (if equipped).

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