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I have the caliper and caliper housing off ready for the rotor to come off but it seems to be seazed on. I have beat on them like you would to normally get a rotor off but it hasnt come off yet. I am trying to save the rotors i want to reuse them. I am only taking them off to clean the antilock brake sensor. Any tips?

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Sorry, I have run into this problem many times in my shop. The problem is that there is very little clearance between the rotor and hub flange, as the rotor rusts it expands arround the flange. In worst cases I haven't been able to save the rotor and have had to cut them off.
some times I've been able to sneek in and remove the sensors to remove the rust with out removing the rotor, but it always very tight quarters.

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