Question about 1999 Oldsmobile Alero
TOOLS YOU NEED IS 35 METRIC SOCKET FOR AXLE NUT.USE 6 POINT SOCKET.DONT USE 12 POINT SOCKET.COULD DAMAGE AXLE BOLT EDGES.MAKING IT HARD TO GET OFF.YOU NEED A TORQUE WRENCH WITH THE RANGE OF 200 FT LBS TORQUE.YOU NEED 1/2 BREAK BAR.AND A HUB PULLER.NOW TO LOOSEN AXLE NUT.BEST TO LEAVE TIRE ON WITH CAR WEIGHT ON GROUND TO LOOSEN THE AXLE.BECAUSE ITS GOT 192 FT LBS TORQUE.HARD TO LOOSEN WITH TIRE OFF.192 FT LBS TORQUE IS WHAT YOU TORQUE IT AT.BESURE TO READ INSTRUCTIONS TO NEW HUB BEARING ASSEMBLY. YOUR AXLE NUT TORQUE WILL BE DIFFERENT IF YOU GET A NEW GREY NUT.BECAUSE NUT STRENGHT WILL BE DIFFERENT.IF YOU GET A BLACK NUT WHICH IS HARDER STEEL TORQUE WILL BE 192 FT LBS.YOU NEED A 13 METRIC SWIVEL SOCKET TO GET HUB BEARING BOLTS OFF THEY WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE TO REACH WITH OUT IT.HUB BEARING BOLTS TORQUE IS 62 FT LBS
Posted on Mar 17, 2010
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