Removing rear brake rotors on an A4

Rob Andrews randrews at
Mon Aug 12 15:13:02 EDT 2002

No you don't want to remove that.  Remove the caliper and the carrier and
then you will be able to remove the rotor.  It may require a whack with a

> -----Original Message-----
> From: quattro-admin at [mailto:quattro-admin at]On
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> Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 1:35 PM
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> Subject: Removing rear brake rotors on an A4
> Well, I had everything disassembled on my friends
> '99.5 A4 and was ready to remove the rear rotor.
> Looking at the replacement rotor it looked like there
> was no set screw and the rotor simply sat on the hub.
> Looking at his stock rear rotor there is a large nut
> in the center of it, that's an allen head.  A large
> allen head, at least a 13+mm one.  I'm assuming this
> has to come off to remove the rear rotor.  Two
> questions...
> What size is that allen head?
> What the heck do I do with it once I've gotten it off?
>  It can't be used with the replacement rotor...
> TIA!
> -josh
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