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Old 11-05-2011, 05:21 PM
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can some body give me a step by step explanation i know it sounds stupid but i cant get them off 1989 dakota 2wd
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take the 2 caliper bolts off on the back of the caliper. the caliper will come off after the bolts are taken off, hang the caliper up so its not swingin around, the rotor will slide off after the caliper is off, if the rotor does not just slide off use a rubber mallet and tap around.
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Old 11-06-2011, 06:02 AM
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it doesn't but i read online that the hub and disk are connected and you take off the spindle nut and the bearings
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take the 2 caliper bolts off on the back of the caliper. the caliper will come off after the bolts are taken off, hang the caliper up so its not swingin around, the rotor will slide off after the caliper is off, if the rotor does not just slide off use a rubber mallet and tap around.
That works for 4wd, 2wd is different.

Here's the instructions from the FSM.

ROTOR REMOVAL
(1) Raise vehicle.

(2) Remove wheel cover and wheel and tire assembly.

(3) Remove caliper and brakeshoe assembly but do
not disconnect brake line. Support caliper on stool, or
box. Do not allow brake hose to support caliper
weight.

(4) On 2-wheel drive models, remove grease cap,
cotter pin, nut lock,nut, thrust washer and outer
wheel bearing. Then remove rotor and hub assembly.

CAUTION: On 2-wheel drive models with ABS
brakes, the tone wheel for the front wheel sensor is
located on the rotor hub. Exercise care
when handling the rotor during service. The entire
rotor and hub assembly will have to be replaced if
the tone wheel becomes damaged during handling.

(5) On 4-wheel drive models, remove stamped rotor
retainer nuts or clips and remove rotor.

(6) On 2-wheel drive models, if rotor will be refinished,
remove wheel bearings from rotor hub so rotor
can be mounted on brake lathe arbor.
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so if im reading this right, when i order some rotors on my 94 dak sport 2wd i need to order rotor AND hub assembly not just the rotor...correct?
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Old 06-14-2012, 10:14 PM
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:09 PM
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my 90 had the hub&rotor together i would bet yours does also. just a few years newer and the rotor cam off the hub.
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:31 PM
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nice breakdown pic looks like rotor and hubs it is
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:59 PM
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so if im reading this right, when i order some rotors on my 94 dak sport 2wd i need to order rotor AND hub assembly not just the rotor...correct?
you dont need to specify "hub n rotor" thats the only way they come; the hub n rotor are all one piece.
I was junking a couple weeks ago and saw a 95 there, with shiney brand new rotors. I couldnt leave them behind they are in my garage as spare parts now. $15 apiece.

it wouldnt hurt to pull em apart and repack the bearings at least... bearings and seals are cheap to buy but if they burn up due to lack of maint., spindles are a PITA to change.
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where did you get hat break down puck? I'm looking for those kinds of pics.
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