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Can't get the rear rotor off. 2012 limited, pretty much the

Can't get the rear rotor...
Can't get the rear rotor off.
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2012 limited
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: pretty much the same as the front. I had the emergency break on which I thought might have caused the issue but it still won't come off. It's loose but almost like something is holding it on still
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I think that's it.
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Highlander 2012 limited
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Any idea what to do?

HI,

Ok, on the face of the rotor is either an exposed hole or a grommet in the hole you will remove. Spin the rotor so the hole is at the 6 oclock position and then use a screwdriver to deadjust the parking brake shoes until rotor slides off. See attached diagram

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Roger. The rotor won't allow me to spin it to a 6 o'clock. Do I need to have both rear wheels up?

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Yes, both rear wheels need to be off the ground and parking brake fully released.

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