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1999 dakota Front rotor removal

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Old 10-07-2013, 08:35 AM
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Default 1999 dakota Front rotor removal

I am having trouble getting the rotor off. Its a 4 wd does the rotor just come off after the caliper is removed? Or do I have to take the hub nut off. I am not sure what to do
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Old 10-07-2013, 09:37 AM
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It just pulls off.

Smack it with a big hammer just make sure you don't hit the studs.

Depending on the rotor there may be a screw hole to push the rotor off though, I've never had to use that method.

Go with a BFH.
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Old 10-08-2013, 09:09 AM
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One side on my truck is easy as heck to remove, the other side always requires the BFH. I still use a piece of wood to protect it, just in case the replacement is somehow bad.

Good luck!
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:01 AM
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If never removed some have retaining clips on a stud or two look for them.

But a BFH is the answer
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