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Cannot get front tires off to change brake pads

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Why ?

Only rust holding them on

You allowed that to happen
by not removing all rust & using
anti-seize

The Rotors will be next

Kick the tire & use a block of
wood if necessary & a hammer
to get the rotor off
Remove all rust from brg hub both sides
of rotor,calipers abutements/slides etc

More to brakes than just changing pads

Do you flush the fluid on all your vehicles
every 2 years?

Posted on May 29, 2011

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It happens, take a HAMMER (large, like a 4 lb sledge or better) and wack the inside outer edge of the tire-if that does not work, you need to spray some PB Blaster starting at the studs, and let it sit-it will come off.

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If the tires are not coming off, chances are that they have not been taken off for a while and are now seated in. Bang on each side of the tire to loosen it up. If you have WD40 then you can spray some in the area where the rim makes contact with the hub. Now if you mean you cannot get the lug nuts off then chances are you will need to use a breaker bar to break those lug nuts loose. If they happen to break then you can get new ones at any auto parts store and remove the hub and press the new ones on by hammer or impact gun.

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Posted on May 29, 2011

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