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Removal of front break rotor

1991 Ford Explorer 4-wheel drive :
the nut holding on the front drivers side brake rotor won't budge, is there a pin or something that I can't see that is not allowing it to turn?

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If youve removed the cotter pin that holds it in place.then its just stuck use sum PBblaster.then get the biggest breaker bar u can an u should get it.(slide a metal pipe over the breaker bar for more muscle

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Go to a parts store and get a book on this car. $13 You will need a few tools but this is easy to do. You have to remove the caliper to get the rotor off. Good luck. Look on Youtube to see how this is done.

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1991 explorer front brakes


take off the wheel there will be two pins that hold the caliper on drive them out with a screw dirver or punch that will free up the caliper and let you change the pads DO NOT let the caliper hang by the rubber break line beacuse it WILL break if you replace the disc also, you have to take 4x4 cam off and spindle nut off

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