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Wanting to replace front rotors, it appears that the hub assembly needs to come off first. everything else is off. does this require a "puller" of some sort? i would imagine if i wanted to replace the front wheel bearings, i would have to pull this hub for this procedure. can anyone give me some pointers thanks kat 4-5-11 katjohn1@airmail.net

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  • katjohn1 Apr 08, 2011

    the lexus is a 97 450 suv, the hub is approx 4 inches across, there are 6 stud/bolts , i have removed the nuts, but it appears to need some type of puller to remove the face of the hub. my guess that behind the hub are the spindle and wheel bearings. these can easily be removed, then the rotor will slide on off. my problem is getting the hub off. does this require a special tool or puller, or is there some old fashion way to pull off? i tried to attach a pict of this, however i does not appear to allow me. can i get a seperate e-mail address so i can attach? or maybe the description i am writing may now help



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    kat

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What year and model lexus?Most have two screws holding rotor to hub and you can remove the screws and bump rotor off.

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