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How do i get the front rotor off - 2003 Toyota Matrix

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  • jlynch5 Sep 25, 2008

    I Have the same problem. Is the rotor supposed to come off after removing the brake caliber. I removed the caliber and beat on the rotor with a mallet and it didn't budge. Help!

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Remove the wheel/tire

Remove the caliper

Remove the claliper bracket

Tap the backside of the rotor until it dislodges from the hub.

Do NOT remove the large nut in the center of the hub.

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