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I took the caliper off on the rear wheels and I am trying to get the rotors off. I am hitting the rotors but they are not coming off. I don't know if they are held by a bolt or just rusted on. It is a Ford Expediton 2003. It is the back rotors.

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I had the same problem with the fronts on my 2003 expedition. Assuming you took all the bolts/clips off that could be holding it then I think you have a rusted on problem that even wd40 wont help. Here is a link on how I removed my fronts 5 years ago when the truck was only a year old and the rotors were deeply scarred with the pads that ford first used back then that made the wheels get dirty from brake dust, look for orlandoguy in the postings. basically you use a circular saw with a metal cutting blade to put a weak spot the on the rotor by cutting a slot in the rotor and use a cold chisel and small 5 lb hammer to split it after, Once you crack the rotor you break the rust bond on the hub and it slides off. I wirebrushed the hubs after and used wheel bearing grease to put a thin film on that mating surface to make the next rotor replacement easier.

http://www.f150online.com/forums/wheels-tires-brakes/158314-easier-stuck-rotor-removal.html#post3474236

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There may still be a ring on one of the wheel studs. OR there is a phillips screw between two studs, use an impact hammer to loosen this screw. Then just firmly hit rotor.

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Look on the face of the rotor you may see a screw head on it. If not they may be rusted on just use some WD 40 or breakfree to help loosen the rotors

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