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Which direction do you turn the nut on the front left axle?

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Look at the beginning of the threads on the axle may have to turn it a bit. notice which way the spiral thats which way they turn, if they spiral to the left counter clockwise spiral to the right clock wise. and always start it by hand good luck!

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Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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it could be 36mm

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Posted on May 11, 2009

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SOURCE: front left rotor wont release

The following might help you. It is the rotor removal process for your car, most of which you have apparently done:
Loosen the wheel lug nuts, raise the vehicle and support it securely on jackstands. Remove the wheel and install two lug nuts with 3mm washers under them to hold the disc in place (if the two disc retaining screws are still in place, this will be unnecessary)
Remove the brake caliper. It is not necessary to disconnect the brake hose. After removing the caliper bolts, suspend the caliper out of the way with a piece of wire. Remove the two caliper mounting bracket to steering knuckle bolts.
Remove the driveaxle hub nut. To prevent the hub from turning, put a prybar between two of the wheel studs and against the ground, then loosen the nut.
Remove the cotter pin and loosen the lower ball joint nut about three full turns. Don’t remove it. Separate the lower control arm from the steering knuckle (you’ll need to get or rent a two-jaw puller for that).
Swing the knuckle/hub assembly out away from the car and push the driveaxle through the hub assembly until the end of the driveaxle is free of the hub. The shaft on the end of the driveaxle is often hard to dislodge from the hub, so you may have to tap the outer end of the shaft with a soft mallet until it pulls easily out of the hub.
After the hub and axle are separated, support the outer end of the driveaxle with a piece of wire to avoid unnecessary stain on the CV joint.
Remove the four bolts that hold thehub and brake disc assembly to the steering knuckle and remove the hub and disc.
Put a pry bar or something like one between two of the wheel studs to keep the whole thing from turning as you maybe put your feet against the bar, and then remove the four bolts that hold the disc to the hub assembly. Then you will have your disc. Installation is the reverse.
I hope this helps you. Give yourself plenty to time to deal with it.

Posted on Nov 06, 2009

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SOURCE: do you have to remove either the upper or lower

You will have to remove the lower joint to remove it. You can snug it up with the axle nut but it will require a air impact.

Posted on Jan 03, 2010

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Hello,

To remove the axle nut of the car you will have to turn the nut to the left.
You will force in turning the axle nut when trying to remove it.

Take care

Posted on Dec 08, 2010

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