Having problems with your 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee ?

How to removal front rotor 2001 jeep grand cherokee

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 12-11-2018

Answers :

Take wheel off,using a allen or torx remove the caliper slide bolts,remove caliper,remove the 2 15mm bolts securing the slide,and rotor will pull off.
Normally, to remove a front rotor you remove tire, then must remove the caliper.
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\015\012To remove caliper, there are two screws that the caliper is secured with that are accessed from the back side of the caliper. Unscrew these, pull all of the way out. The caliper should then be free to be slid out of it's position and off of the rotor. You'll need to support the caliper somehow. Most magazine show using heavy wire to hang it, I often take a small bucket upside down to set it on so the brake hose is not stressed.
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\015\012Most front wheel drive & I think 4-WD vehicles, the rotor will slip right off. If not and there is a grease cup covering the center of the hub, will need to pop this off with a screw driver. Then remove the retaining clip that is inserted thru the threaded shaft to prevent the nut that is exposed from working it's way loose. Remove the nut, and now the rotor will come right off.
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\015\012Re-assembling this nut at the right torgue is a key to getting everything back together properly. Too tight, you burn up the bearings and hurt fuel economy. Too loose and the tire wobbles, excessive wear, lot of issues.
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