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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: front rotor nut
hi out of curiosity? are wanting to renew thebrake disc/rotor ? or the actual hub that rotor fits to ? as not usually necessary to have to remove hub to change rotor ? unless the rotor is bolted to hub from the rear ?
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
TOOLS YOU NEED IS 35 METRIC SOCKET FOR AXLE NUT.USE 6 POINT SOCKET.DONT USE 12 POINT SOCKET.COULD DAMAGE AXLE BOLT EDGES.MAKING IT HARD TO GET OFF.YOU NEED A TORQUE WRENCH WITH THE RANGE OF 200 FT LBS TORQUE.YOU NEED 1/2 BREAK BAR.AND A HUB PULLER.NOW TO LOOSEN AXLE NUT.BEST TO LEAVE TIRE ON WITH CAR WEIGHT ON GROUND TO LOOSEN THE AXLE.BECAUSE ITS GOT 192 FT LBS TORQUE.HARD TO LOOSEN WITH TIRE OFF.192 FT LBS TORQUE IS WHAT YOU TORQUE IT AT.BESURE TO READ INSTRUCTIONS TO NEW HUB BEARING ASSEMBLY. YOUR AXLE NUT TORQUE WILL BE DIFFERENT IF YOU GET A NEW GREY NUT.BECAUSE NUT STRENGHT WILL BE DIFFERENT.IF YOU GET A BLACK NUT WHICH IS HARDER STEEL TORQUE WILL BE 192 FT LBS.YOU NEED A 13 METRIC SWIVEL SOCKET TO GET HUB BEARING BOLTS OFF THEY WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE TO REACH WITH OUT IT.HUB BEARING BOLTS TORQUE IS 62 FT LBS
Posted on Mar 17, 2010
the only things that are holding the rotor on is 1) the brake caliper which i believe has 2 14mm screws and 2) the brake caliper bracket which has 2 17mm screws holding it in place.once you remove these 2 parts,tap on the rotor( where the wheel goes bolted on )with a hammer and it should come off easily.if not spray some penetrant on the studs that hold the tire on, then tap on it some more and it should come off.hope this info helps.take care and good luck, manny
Posted on Apr 08, 2010
SOURCE: How do I remove my
if it is required to be removed to reomve the tire then there should be a wrench in the tool kit for replacin the tire, in most cases you only need to remove this bolt if you need to get to the wheel bearings so you should only need to remove the outer bolts on the tire. once you get it off to remove the pads simply remove the two bolts from the back side of the calipers and then lift up, be sure to check the thickness of your rotors and drums (if any) if they look to thin you will need to replace them when you replace the pads. if you need to replace the rotors then you will need to reomve the bearing nut, and keep in mind that if the bearings are worn you should replace them at the same time too, it is eaisier and saves you money from having to replace more parts with it later down the road.
Posted on Jul 01, 2011
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