How do you remove front brake rotors on F350 1997 Ford 4 by 4 They seem to be stuck and they don't separate from the hub?
You more than likely need to press all the wheel studs out of the hub. After doing this the hub should separate from the rotor. You may want to consider getting new studs as well. This won't actually help much, if at all, and is likely to require replacing the studs- an unnecessary complication and expense.
A heavy-duty gear puller- preferably a hydraulic model used with a judicious application of heat from a propane or other welding/brazing torch will break free the adhesions between the disk mounting plate and the hub.
Oh and stand out of the way, because they have a tendency to let go pretty briskly.
To avoid having to deal with this in the future, coat the mating surfaces with never-seize- making sure its one of the many high-temperature formulations.
Jack up and safely support front of vehicle. Remove front wheels. Remove front brake calipers and hang them with wire so not to damage brake hoses. Remove brake caliper brackets. Remove brake rotors. Rotors may need a little persuasion with a large hammer as they may be stuck/rusted in place. Reverse order to install rotors.
Hello, Removing the front rotors on an Acura TL is clockwork. Here is a quick how-to guide: 1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. 2. Remove the front wheels. 3. Remove the brake hose mounting bracket. 4. Remove the brake caliper bracket mounting bolts, and remove the caliper assembly from the knuckle. 5. Remove the rotor retaining screws. 6. Remove the brake rotor by pulling it straight off the wheel mounting studs or if seized…
# Raise and safely support the vehicle securely on jackstands. # Remove the brake caliper assembly. # Remove the front disc brake caliper anchor plate. # Remove the hub grease cap. # Remove the cotter pin. # Remove the spindle nut. # Remove the front wheel outer bearing retainer washer. # Remove the outer front wheel bearing. # Remove the hub grease cap gasket. # Remove the front disc brake hub and rotor. # Remove…