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Rotors I am attempting to change the brakes and rotors . Can you tell me how to remove the rotors. I am trying to remove the large bolt in the center of the rotor with no luck so i am assuming there must be another way!!! HELP PLEASE

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  • bandjrees Aug 26, 2008

    Thank you so much

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    I have a 2007 rav 4 and I am replacing the pads and turning the rotors,how do I get the rotors off

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That doesn't need to come off - that's the axle end bolt and only needs to be removed if you're taking off the axle. Once the rotor is fully visible on the hub (ie, caliper is out of the way, wheel off, lug nuts off), firmly tap the sides of the rotor (not the edge of the disc, but the "hat" - the center section of the rotor) with a hammer. It's most likely that heat and weather have caused corrosion that has bound the rotor to the hub. Whack it a few times with a hammer and see if it comes loose.

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