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Having problems taking rotors off
1999 Mercury Tracer

Having problems taking rotors off

(1999 Mercury Tracer)
Went to rplace brake pads and noticed rotors are bad but am having a hard tome getting them off. My repair manual i got don't even showw removal help anyone!!
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on November 13, 2009
Many times the rotors are hard to remove because they are rusted to the hub. Hit the rotor with a hammer to break it free. Be careful not to hit any wheel studs, just hit the rotor, hard!
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on November 13, 2009
Many times the rotors are hard to remove because they are rusted to the hub. Hit the rotor with a hammer to break it free. Be careful not to hit any wheel studs, just hit the rotor, hard!
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on November 13, 2009
To remove the front brake rotors on your 1999 Mercury Tracer you can try the following: With all the brake hardware out of the way the rotor should just slide off the hub. Rust and debris may be holding the rotor on. You can try striking the rotor sharply with a hammer on the flat surface between the wheel studs in order to break it loose.
If your Tracer is equipped with rear disk brakes and you are trying to remove the rear rotors the two retaining screws must be removed. You can use an impact screwdriver if necessary to remove the retaining screws.
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