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How to replace rear axel wheel bearings on 97 ford explored

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You will need an internal bearing puller. You will have to remove the rear axle by pulling off the differential cover. Then remove the bolt holding the spider gear cross shaft in place. Remove the shaft and spider gears. If your tire is already removed and brake drum is off, push in the axle and remove the circle clip. Once this is out you can slide your axle out you can remove the backing plate for your brakes and get to the bearing. Pull the seal out and pull out the bearing with a puller and slide hammer. Install the new bearing by hitting on the outside race ONLY. Install a new seal and install in reverse order.

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SOURCE: 1999 mercury sable front wheel bearing

Not too bad. Just remove the Wheel and the Brake Calipers. Then remove the Dust Cap off the Center of the Rotor. Inside there is a Bolt with a Cotter Pin In it. Remove the Cotter Pin and the Bolt. The Rotor will now Slide off the Spindle, The Bearings are Loose and Probably inside the Rotor. Remove these Bearings and get a Tube of High Temp Grease. Put a Big gobb of grease in the Palm of your hand and Roll the Bearing around in your Hand. Be sure to use your Fingers on the Inside of the Bearings to get it in. The same Goes with New Bearings.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Mercury Mountaineer wheel bearing

2x2 = nothing special since they are old fashion tapered bearings

4x4 = nothing special again BUT the wheel bearing is part of the hub assembly!

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SOURCE: repair front wheel bearing assembly

no special tools in particular just the usual or necessary tools required.. 1stly u remove the Tyre and the caliper then u'll see something like a long rod dats the bearing

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SOURCE: I have a 1995 Mecury

Each shaft can be removed individually. Jack up and block the side of the vehicle you are going to be working on. Remove the tire, Brake caliper, and Disc Assembly. You may have to remove the Strut assembly, in most cases you do so make sure everything is straight when you start.

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SOURCE: how to replace rear wheel bearing

if its an axel yes

Posted on Aug 18, 2012

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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 differential housing cover (4033).
    1. Loosen the bolts and drain the lubricant from the rear axle housing (4010).
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    1. Remove the differential housing cover.
Remove the rear brake disc (2C026). For additional information, refer to Section 206-04 .
  1. sxn~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Turning the differential case (4204) or an axle shaft (4234) with the differential pinion shaft (4211) removed will cause the differential pinion gears (4215) to fall out of the assembly and damage the components.
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  3. Remove the U-washer (4N237).
  4. Push the axle shaft inboard.
  5. Remove the U-washer.
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  1. Install the differential pinion shaft.
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  3. sxn~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not damage the wheel bearing oil seal (1177).
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Seal Removal
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  1. Using the special tools, install the rear wheel bearing.

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  1. Using the special tools, install the wheel bearing oil seal.
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i know for a fact that the bearing comes with the hub., and if the old bearing is badly damage you may need to heat it to remove it from the axel...so this may be a rather big job if your not equipt
with torch or other ...

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