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Rear wheel bearing

I have just replaced the rear wheel bearing on my ford escort 1600 cc on a 97 plate and on putting it all together again i checked the haynes manual and it said that i should tighten it up to 192 lbs per foot and around 230 neutons and it seems really high and i dont want to cause to much damage to my car

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  • profish1977 Nov 04, 2008

    i have a n reg si escort and had to replace the bearings i have put it all back together and the hub actually wobbles and i have tightened it up to spec, but when you drive it the back end twitches. i have tried everything i know and i am really thinking of scrapping car if cant fix it. any ideas



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260 neutons is the correct pressure for the wheel bearing.i have done tons of these.good luck.

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