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What is the torque on for the rear wheel hub of the S reg escort

Does any one know what the torque is for the rear wheel hub of the S reg escort

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130 to 174 ft-lbs

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Torque settings for rear wheel bearing, 1998 Escort 1.8 TDI Ghia


If you mean the rear spindle castle nut, tighten until wheel will not turn, then back off until it spins freely. The rear wheel hub retainer is 188-254 ft lbs or 255-345 Nm.

Feb 28, 2011 | 1998 Ford Escort

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Procedure for replacing rear whl brgs on a 2003 escape awd


4-Wheel Drive
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Rear wheel
    • Rear brake shoes
    • Rear halfshaft nut and loosen the halfshaft from the hub
    • Wheel hub and place it in a vise
    • Inner wheel bearing race from the hub
    • Antilock Brake System (ABS) sensor bracket and move the sensor aside, if equipped
    • Parking brake cable from the steering knuckle
    • Brake line from the wheel cylinder and support the knuckle
    • Lower shock absorber nut
    • Lower ball joint by holding the ball joint stud
    • Upper ball joint
    • Coil spring while noting the location of the insulator
    • Steering knuckle cam
    • Steering knuckle
    • Snapring and press out the outer wheel bearing race from the knuckle
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      Rear hub and bearing
      Click to Enlarge

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    • New wheel bearing into the steering knuckle
    • Snapring to the knuckle
    • Wheel hub
    • Steering knuckle cam and hand tighten the bolt
    • Coil spring
    • Shock absorber lower nut. Torque the nut to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm) for 2002-04 models; 129 ft. lbs. (175 Nm).
    • Upper ball joint. Torque the nut to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm).
    • Lower ball joint. Torque the nut to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm). Align the steering knuckle cam and torque the bolt to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
    • Brake line to the wheel cylinder. Torque the brake line bracket bolt to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm) and the brake line fastener to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
    • Parking brake cable to the backing plate. Torque the bolt to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
    • ABS sensor bracket. Torque the bolt to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm), if equipped
    • Halfshaft nut. Torque the nut to 214 ft. lbs. (290 Nm).
    • Brake shoes
    • Rear wheel
    • Negative battery cable
  2. Fill and bleed the brake system.
  3. Check and adjust the wheel alignment as needed.

2-Wheel Drive
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Rear wheel
    • Rear brake drum
    • Wheel hub nut
    • Wheel hub
    • Inner wheel bearing race from the hub
    • Snapring
    • Wheel bearing outer race from the knuckle
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      Rear hub and bearing
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      Rear hub removal
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      Inner wheel bearing removal-rear hub/bearing
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      Rear wheel bearing removal-2wd
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      Rear wheel bearing removal-4wd

To install:
Install or connect the following:

  • Wheel bearing in to the knuckle
  • Snapring
  • Wheel hub into the wheel bearing
  • Wheel hub nut. Torque the nut to 214 ft. lbs. (290 Nm).
  • Brake drum
  • Rear wheel
  • Negative battery cable
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    Rear wheel bearing installation
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    hope this helps if so send testimonial comment or even any other questions you have

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How to replace rear wheel bearings


don't have topaz. maybe escort will help guide you.

Section 04-02: Suspension and Wheel Hubs, Rear 1996 Escort, Tracer Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Wheel Bearing and Hub Assembly NOTE: Wheel bearings are not serviceable and should therefore be replaced as an assembly with the wheel hub (1104).

Removal
  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  1. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  1. Remove the hub grease cap (1131) from the wheel hub.
  1. If equipped with disc brakes, remove the rear disc brake caliper (2552) and rear disc brake rotor (2C026). Refer to Section 06-04 for the removal procedure.
  1. If equipped with drum brakes, remove the two brake drum screws and the brake drum (1126).
  1. Unstake the rear axle wheel hub retainer (4B477) securing the wheel hub to the rear wheel spindle (4A013). Remove and discard the rear axle wheel hub retainer.
  2. Remove the wheel hub from the rear wheel spindle.

Feb 06, 2010 | 1990 Mercury Topaz

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How to install wheel bearing hub assemble (front)1998 on a ford escort


front or rear?

Assuming rear, on the brake drum:

Hub Removal
  1. If equipped, remove the brake drum (1126) ; refer to Section 206-02 . If equipped, remove the rear disc brake rotor (2C026) ; refer to Section 206-04 .
  1. Remove the wheel hub.
    1. Unstake the rear axle wheel hub retainer.
    1. Remove the rear axle wheel hub retainer and discard.
    1. Remove the wheel hub (1104).

Nov 05, 2009 | 1998 Ford Escort

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I need to know the diameter of a wheel bearing drum.


knock old bearing out and take it to motor factor ,easier in the end as sizes vary according to supplier for assembly line

Apr 06, 2009 | 1998 Ford Escort

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2000 W reg ford escort wheel nut torque settings


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Need assistance on how to change the rear wheel bearings on a ford escort 1996 n reg


If its got drums its no problem, remove the wheel, take off the dust cap in the center of the drum,remove the split pin and the center nut 24mm, i think.
Take off the drum, clean out the old grease from the bearing, and take out the roller bearings, then you need to knock out the bearing races with a punch.
Use the old races to knock the new ones in, grease the new bearings and reinsert to the races, reassemble to to rear hub.
Dont overtighten the nut, nipped up a bit and backed off will do

Mar 16, 2009 | 1996 Ford Escort 4 Door

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