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Broken wheel bolt

One of the bolts on the rear wheel hub broke of on my 1990 F250. Does anyone know how to replace it? I am wondering if I can replace them individually or do I replace the entire hub with all 8 bolts along with it? Thanks in advance.

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  • vtwin4ever Oct 15, 2008

    Many thanks, Loringh! I will work on it this weekend.

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These bolts are usually pressed into the hub. If you remove the hub you can usually knock out the broken bolt and buy a new one at an auto parts store and insert it into the hub, When you put the hub back on the wheel and tighten the lug nuts that will pull the new bolt up tight into the hub.

This is usually caused by someone using an powered wrench tightening the wheel nuts too tight. I had this happen to me once and ever since I have insisted that anyone using an air wrench do not use one to tighten the lug nuts. They must use a torque wrench and tighten to manufactures spec.

Good luck and I hope this helps

Loringh

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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