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Rear wheel bearing

I have a 1997 explorer the rear wheel bearing is noisey can anyone tell me is this a big job to replase
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You can do it just make sure before you do it have the proper tools you may need a puller,center punch and a hummer you also do not forget to lubricate them goodluck....

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