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Rear wheel bearing

I have just goten athis car. it has drum brakes on rear. it seems very noisy in the back over about 60 km. louder than i would think tires would be. they are pirelli. is the rear wheel bearings easy to change. i am fairly knowlegabve and have done lots of other reapirs on sveral other vehicles i have had

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First you might want to go on you tube and look for a video on it.but if they do not have it then go to a micanic to get some tips. (P.S it is not a easy job.)

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Brake linings contain asbestos. Asbestos is a known cancer-causing agent. When working on brakes, remember that the dust which accumulates on the brake parts and/or in the drum contains asbestos. Always wear a protective face covering, such as a painter's mask, when working on the brakes. NEVER blow the dust from the brakes or drum.
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  4. If equipped with a rear bearing hub, remove the drum by removing the retainer screws from the drum and pulling the drum from the hub assembly. If the drum is difficult to remove, remove the plug from the rear of the backing plate and push the self adjuster lever away from the star wheel. Rotate the star wheel to retract the shoes. To install:
  5. On vehicles equipped without rear bearing hub, lubricate and install the inner wheel bearing. Install a new grease seal. Install the drum to the spindle. Lubricate and install the outer wheel bearing, washer and nut. Adjust the bearing preload following the procedure outlined in the "Rear Wheel Bearing'' of this section. When the bearing preload is properly set, install the nut lock and a new cotter pin. Install the grease cap.
  6. On vehicles with rear bearing hub, install the brake drum to the hub assembly and install the retaining screws.
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  8. Apply the brakes until a firm pedal is obtained, prior to moving the vehicle.

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