Re: [DML] Help with rotors!
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Re: [DML] Help with rotors!



The bearings are indeed sealed - until you remove the rotor.  Same
thing happend to me on both of the front.  I suggest getting a
sand-filled plastic mallet of about two pounds and go at it.  That's
what worked for me.  The rotors and bearings finally gave up the
fight.

Also, you may find that the inner racer of the bearing will get stuck
on the carrier.  I had to use an air hammer to remove them, but it
worked.

I haven't had the pleasure of removing the rear rotors, so I'm not
much help there.  I was told you just need to remove the phillips
screw and they come off.

Johnny
5518

On 7/5/05, sweetp01569 <paul.sweet@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am attempting to rebuild my brakes. I got all four calipers off, but
> am having problems getting the hubs/rotors off.  They are all pretty
> glazed and all I wanted to do was to take them off and get them turned
> at a local garage.  Per the manual, once I get the hub nut off on
> either the front or back, it just says to pull the disc right off.
> 
> After a rubber mallet on my front driver's side, ball bearings from
> the back spilled out, which I thought were sealed.  I can't mallet the
> passenger side off.  The rears has some sort of friction retaining
> push washer over the threads and pushed inside.  I thought a rubber
> mallet again might help, but it seemed to loosen the drive axle joint
> behind it, instead.
> 
> I need help! How do I get the rotors off?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Paul




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