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Can't get the damn rotor off 06 Hyundai Sonata

Remove the set screw, and of course, caliper and bracket was also removed. What is holding the rotor up?

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  • JB ShadeTree Jul 13, 2009

    Thanks guys. I was upset and should have specified rear rotor. The issue was caused by the emergency brake. Actually had to use a pry bar due to corrosion and plain old crap from our wonderful Upstate NY winters. I personally would not recommend this method unless you plan on replacing rotors, which I was, and are willing to get the necessary replacement parts for the emergency brake from the dealer after you rip everything apart. I used the pry bar after breaking the rotor loose and wedged the bar in the void between the rotor and the hub. Again please see disclaimer.

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Depends somewhat if it's a front rotor or a rear rotor. The most common problem will be "corrosion" that's binding the two metal parts together. If you are not trying to reuse the rotor after turning (many are throwaways now adays) take a large hammer and bang the outer edge of the rotor. The vibration should cause the corrosion to break apart, and the rotor should pull away. If your planning on re-using the rotor after turning use a large rubber mallet.

The front rotors have about a 3/4 inch common surface between the rotor and the wheel hub. You may need to bang on the backside of the rotor as you slowly turn the rotor in order to cause the two parts to slide apart. It can be a slow process, but you should see some movement (but it must be even movement around the entire rotor. The back rotors have far less common surface and a few good waps should break the parts free.

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If you are Replacing the Rotor USE A BIG HAMMER

  1. Remove the brake disc from hub using an M8 screw (A) if the brake disc has been seized with the hub due to corrosion or overheating. NOTE: Be careful not to use a hammer. The disc can be damaged if you remove the disc from the hub by hammering.
PB Blaster is a Good Penetrating Oil that I Use to "UNSIEZE" Parts like this.

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