2002 S6 Avant rear rotors

Mark R speedracer.mark at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 11:41:04 EDT 2007

Personally I use a HUGE 3 jaw puller and either a dead blow hammer or 2lb.
sledge.  I try to keep heat out of the hub area whenever possible.

This is a common ailment, especially on VAG cars in the northeast.  =)

Mark Rosenkrantz

On 4/1/07, Grant Lenahan <glenahan at vfemail.net> wrote:
> Oh wise ones,
> So, yesterday I tackled the relatively easy task of rear rotors and
> pads on my '02 S6 avant.
> One problem - The rear rotors would not come free.  In fact, they were
> so tight, and the fit between them and the hub so clean, that we began
> to wonder whether the rotors I received (which look right, and have a
> large, 2 5/8"+, hole in the center to clear the hub face) were wrong
> and if the hub nut must come off to release the rear rotors.
> - Bentley simply says remove rotors
> - rotors I received appear to be retained by nothing more than lug bolts
> - BUT, neither pulling nor hammering/heavy tapping (on the back of the
> rotor) released them...........
> Rather than damage something, and since the rotors were really in
> pretty good shape, I left them be and just did the pads.
> Any experience here?  Just hit it harder, or are my rotors wrong, or is
> there a trick.
> Grant

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