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95 k2500 silverado trying to remove rotors cant get them off thevehicle any trick? have the calipers off the axle nut off but the rotors wont go im at a loss?

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  • CarySchroeder May 11, 2010

    Is this a 4WD or 2WD? In any event, are there some small clips around the lugs: Sometimes vehicles will have small copper colored clips that retain the rotors on during the manufacturing and shipping processes. These are thin metal pieces, kind of look like a star-style locking washer. They can be removed and discarded. Be a little surprised they are still present on a 14 year old vehicle. If not, I'd have to say just try a little harder to remove the rotor. May just be too many miles for it to come off easily.

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