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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The wheel bearings on these vehicles are not adjustable. If the bearings become loose or make noise, they must be replaced.
Removal & Installation
NOTE Lay the hub and bearing on the wheel studs on the outboard side. This will avoid damaging the bearing seal.
Tire and wheel Caliper, leaving the fluid lines connected Brake rotor Halfshaft from the hub and bearing on 4WD vehicles. Place a brass drift against the outer edge of the halfshaft to protect the shaft threads. Use a hammer to sharply strike the brass drift, but to do not remove the halfshaft at this time. Wheel speed sensor Wheel hub and bearing-to-steering knuckle bolts and hub and bearing
Splash shield from the steering knuckle Seal from the hub and bearing
Wheel hub and bearing seal Splash shield to the steering knuckle, making sure it-s properly aligned Hub and bearing to the steering knuckle, aligning the threaded holes Hub and bearing bolts and tighten to 77 ft. lbs. (105 Nm) Wheel speed sensor. Tighten the bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm). Rotor and brake caliper Tire and wheel
The Hub Bearing Torque - Front
If Torque Specs are not in the box we recommend youtorque to this setting. Axle Nut: 103 Ft/Lbs.Flange Bolts: 77 Ft/Lbs. WARNING: Failure to observe the following warningscould create a risk of death or serious injury.Proper maintenance and handling practices arecritical.Always follow installation instructions and maintainproper lubrication.Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure theaccuracy of the information contained in thiswriting, but no liability is accepted for errors,omissions or for any other reason.This information is not intended to substitute forthe specific recommendations of your vehiclemanufacturer.Always use the recommended torque requirement unlessotherwise specified in the carton.Depending on the application, type of hub unitbearing and location, the installation process mayvary.Please review the vehicle manufacturer'srecommendation before removing or installingcomponents.
Posted on Nov 10, 2012
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3. Remove retaining ring. If the bearing inner race remains on wheel hub, grind a section of inner race until approximately 0.020 in (0.5 mm) remains. Remove race with a chisel.
4. Remove wheel bearing with suitable tool.
• Do not remove dust cover unless necessary. • Do not reuse dust cover if removed. 5. Mark relative positions of dust cover and knuckle for proper reassembly. 6. Remove dust cover with a chisel.
• Do not remove wheel hub bolt unless necessary. • Do not reuse wheel hub bolt if removed. 7. Remove wheel hub bolt with a press.
Assembly 1. Press in new wheel studs. Front wheel hub press in either bolt turning or loosening by the torque of 108.5 lb•ft (147 N•m, 15 kg•m) shall not be premissible.
2. Mark new dust cover to match the removed dust cover. 3. Align mark on new dust cover with knuckle. 4. Install new dust cover with suitable tool.
5. Install new wheel bearing with suitable tool. 6. Install front wheel hub assembly with suitable tool.
• Use a new oil seal, and apply grease to seal. • Install oil seal so that it is flush with knuckle. 7. Install new oil seal with SST(0K993 331 016).
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