mercury tracer rotors

Reply

  #1  
Old 05-26-07, 06:02 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 1
mercury tracer rotors

help, my son decided to try to remove the rotors from a 1999 mercury tracer, i have never done rotors before, so my question is what does it take to remove the rotors? the calipers are out of the way, does the center nut hold the rotor or is it just rusted in place?
thanks
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 05-26-07, 06:59 PM
Member
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Livonia, Michigan
Posts: 923
They're rusted in place. Don't bang on them directly with a hammer unless you plan to scrap them. Loosen them by first wicking some PB Blaster or Liquid Wrench where the rotor meets the hub, and hammer the rotor by placing a piece of wood between the rotor and hammer.

Before installing the rotor, put a light coating of neverseize compound on the mating surfaces to make removal easier next time around.
 
  #3  
Old 05-26-07, 07:22 PM
HotxxxxxxxOKC's Avatar
Banned. Rule And/Or Policy Violation
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 8,044
My old ranger required removing the center pin and nut, then the rotor will pull off. The would be a good opportunity to replace some wheel bearings as well. They will come out with it. 1 in the rotor, 1 left inside the hub.

The center nut should not be tight, so do not be alarmed if you can loosen it with your fingers.
 
  #4  
Old 05-27-07, 10:40 AM
Member
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Livonia, Michigan
Posts: 923
Your old Ranger probably has the hub/bearing/rotor in one unit with double-taper bearings. The Tracer has a removable rotor that slides off the bearing hub unit.

http://198.208.187.182/internet/PartImage.jsp?mfgname=ACDELCO&prodlinecd=14&acpartnbr=18A402
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes