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2006 Honda Accord Rotor removal.

The front rotors on my Honda have 2 screws I believe are holding them on. I have done everything I know to loosen these screws. After reading the previous issue with Honda Accord rotors, I am now wondering if I actually need to remove these 2 screws. I believe that these screws are rusted. Can anyone give me some ideas or solutions on how to remove these rotors?? I have tried WD40. I have taken a torch to heat up and possibly break up the rust, if rusted. I have started to strip these screws which worries me. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!

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I've been working on Honda's like this for years, including my own, and there are two ways that you can get the screw out. The easiest/best way to do it is with an impact driver and the biggest phillips screwdriver bit you can find (sorry can't remember the number, I think #4 but not sure). Once you have the bit you are good to go and your impact wrench will do the work for you. If you don't have an impact wrench the other way I've learned to do it is by taking a small (12" section) of rebar and a mini sledge hammer and put the rebar directly on the screw (make sure it is straight) and hit it with the hammer. Make sure you hit the rebar and not the car or yourself. You are probably going to have to hit this really hard to break it loose (you can try penetrating oil, not WD-40, along with this method). After you beat the screws for a while, you are going to need the biggest phillps screwdrive you can find, again not sure what size, and you will be able to get this out. If you have started to strip the screws you need to be very careful and if you aren't sure you can get them out without stripping them I might take it to a mechanic and have them loosen them up for you. Let me know if you have any further questions. Thanks for using FixYa!

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