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2004 nissan maxima rear wheel bearings

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The job is pretty straight forward, if you have to remove your wheel for access the the nut on the axle then do so. Otherwise, pop off the dust cap to the nut, take out the the cotter pin, bust the nut loose... (and if this is the first time you have replaced it then be ready do put some muscle in it) jack it up, remove tire, remove brake caliper, remove the caliper mount, remove rotor, back-off the rest of the axle nut, then the hub should just need a hit or two from the back and should come right off. Install backwards.... pretty easy, but if you don't have any tools, which it sounds like, you will need a break-over bar 1/2" drive, and the nut which if I remember correctly was a 22mm or 24mm, which is pretty big for someone who just has a store bought 100 peice tool set

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SECTION 205-02B: Rear Drive Axle/Differential — Ford 8.8-Inch Ring Gear 2003 Mustang Workshop Manual IN-VEHICLE REPAIR Axle Shaft Removal

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02 .
  1. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04 .
  1. Remove the rear brake disc (2C026). For additional information, refer to Section 206-04 .
  1. Remove the differential housing cover (4033) and drain the lubricant. For additional information, refer to Differential Housing Cover in this section.
  1. Remove the differential pinion shaft (4211).
    1. Remove the differential pinion shaft lock bolt (4241).
    1. Remove the differential pinion shaft.
  1. s3b~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not damage the rubber O-ring in the axle shaft groove.
    Remove the U-washer (4N237).
    1. Push the axle shafts (4234) inboard.
    1. Remove the U-washer.
  1. s3b~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Damage to the rear brake anti-lock sensor (2C190) may occur if it is not removed before the axle shaft.
    Carefully remove the rear brake anti-lock sensor. For additional information, refer to Section 206-09A .
  1. s3b~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not damage the wheel bearing oil seal.
    Remove the axle shaft.
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Rear Wheel Bearing and Axle Shaft Oil Seal Removal
  1. Remove the axle shaft (4234). For additional information, refer to Axle Shaft in this section.
  1. NOTE: If the wheel bearing oil seal is leaking, the axle housing vent may be plugged.
    Using the special tools, remove the rear wheel bearing and wheel bearing oil seal.
Installation
  1. Lubricate the new rear wheel bearing with the specified lubricant.
  1. Using the special tools, install the new rear wheel bearing.
  1. Lubricate the lip of the new wheel bearing oil seal.
    • Use Premium Long-Life Grease XG-1-C or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESA-M1C75-B.
  1. Using the special tools, install the new wheel bearing oil seal.
  1. Install the axle shaft. For additional information, refer to Axle Shaft in this section.

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Installation
  1. Lubricate the lip of the wheel bearing oil seal
    • Use Premium Long-Life Grease XG-1-C or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESA-M1C75-B.
  1. s3b~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not damage the wheel bearing oil seal.
    Install the two axle shafts.
  1. s3b~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not damage the rubber O-ring in the axle shaft groove.
    Install the U-washer.
    1. Position the two U-washers on the button end of the axle shaft.
    1. Pull the axle shaft outward.
  1. NOTE: If a new pinion shaft lock bolt is unavailable, coat the threads with Threadlock and Sealer EOAZ-19554-AA or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSK-M2G351-A5 prior to installation.
    Install the differential pinion shaft.
    1. Align the hole in the differential pinion shaft with the case lock bolt hole.
    1. Install a new differential pinion shaft lock bolt.
  1. Install the differential housing cover and fill the rear axle with the specified lubrication. For additional information, refer to Differential Housing Cover in this section.
  1. Install the rear brake anti-lock sensor. For additional information, refer to Section 206-09A .
  1. Install the rear brakes. For additional information, refer to Section 206-04 .
  1. Install the tire and wheel assembly. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04 .
  1. Lower the vehicle.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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