FAQ: How To Remove A Stripped 2010 Buick Lacrosse Rotor Retainer Screw?

How important are rotor screws?

No need to replace those screw(s). They are only there to keep the rotor in place during assembly so that in won’t fall off until you have the wheel in place and tightened which is what actually holds the rotor.

What size bolts to remove rotors?

Everyone knows that rotors are sometimes hard to remove if they are rusted onto the hub. So there are two threaded holes, and you can grab the right bolts from somewhere else, and thread them into those holes to pop off the rotor. The correct size is M8 x 1.25.

Do you really need rotor screws?

Set screws are put on during manufacture to keep the disc in place on the assembly line. However, once the car rolls off the line, they are completely useless. People will say the screw is necessary for the brake disc to stay in place while the vehicle is moving.

Do you have to replace Honda rotor screws?

These screws aren’t necessary and only there to keep the rotors on during manufacturing.

What holds a brake rotor in place?

A brake rotor is a round flat piece of steel attached to a rod that is held in place on the inside of the wheel. On either side of the rotor are brake pads.

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