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How do i get the rotor off the wheel for a 2001 grand am

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Once you get the brake caliper off, you can remove the brake rotor. If the brake rotor still on the wheel hub give a good hit with a 5 pound hammer to break it free from the wheel hub which is most likely rusted on. When you place the new rotor on, put some anti seize on the hub where the rotor set's in too, so you can remove it easier the next time you have too. Good luck and hope this helps, keep me posted be glad to help.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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