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I'm trying to replace my rear rotors on my 2009 traverse

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I'm trying to replace my rear rotors on my 2009 traverse (211.000 miles) and the e-brake adjustment wheel is doing nothing for me. My next thought was a wheel puller unless you have a better idea.
JA: How old are the brakes? How many miles on the car?
Customer: 211,000, original brakes. I'm Stuart by the way.
JA: Are you fixing your Traverse yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I've tried adjusting the e-brake but I think it's stripped because I've adj. in both directions as far as it will go but it only screws in or out 1/8 of an inch.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Cary York replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I’m Cary and I’ll be helping you today.
Please understand that I can't smell, hear, or touch the vehicle, so patience is appreciated. Before leaving the site make sure and leave me a rating. You can still reply to me as many times as needed, even after the rating..

Do not use a puller yet. I will be right back. Looking for some repair info.

Expert:  Cary York replied 1 month ago.

Is that FWD or AWD?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hi this is Stuart, It's an AWD and haven't gone to get a puller yet.
Expert:  Cary York replied 1 month ago.

First of all here is a photo of it.

Expert:  Cary York replied 1 month ago.

Are you trying to turn the adjustment wheel to try and release the e-brake shoes?

Expert:  Cary York replied 1 month ago.

I would love to help but its difficult to describe through messages. I will send a request for a phone call. Its not just one call. Once you accept the call we can hang up and call back as much as we need to.