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I was packing the hub bearings in my palm when a ball bearing showed up. Did this come out of the grease gun?

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Is posible, However you must sure that ALL ball bearing is complete, if you missing the ball bearing is faulty. Replace it. go to www.advanceautoparts.com
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SOURCE: noisy front wheel bearing

Yes the bearings can be changed on this truck. The bearing races will need to be removed from the rotor to do this use a punch and hammer once the rotor is removed. You will need inner bearing and race, outer bearing and race, and a seal, plus grease to pack the bearings. The hub on these trucks is the rotor. Please rate.

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hi there sounds if your wheel bearing is shot best way to find out is drive your motor & if you can either turn steering left or right when driving you will find that humming noise will probably disappear if it does then its your wheel bearing.

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SOURCE: replacing front wheel bearings on 2000 bonneville

No this ia a sealed bering. Its much easier to just change the bearing and replace the hub all in on shot. It also last alot longer. Good luck and thanks for using FIX YA

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Your vehicle has sealed front wheel bearings,they cannot be greased,the only solutuion is to replace it or have it replaced.

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its not the same. the gm is a bolt on hub and bearing. on the mazda, its a press in. you need to remove the steering knuckle and use a hydraulic press to press the old one out and the new one in.

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How do you repack front wheel bearings on a 98 Cherokee 4X4


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Posted by J Sparacino on Aug 31, 2016
you double posted. why do that????
no, the hubs are integrated bearing hubs.
here read the parts pages,
see any tapered bearings there,
if not sold , pray tell , how can you pack the bearing not in hand.
not only that, there are like 1000000 books on how to pack front bearing, if they were removable and are not.
why not look first then post.? at car and the book, !
or read the FREE FSM, it says what ?, unbolt them
and replace the integrated hub assembly.
that is a fact. 300 times ive posted the free book, now.
and is still there, and the words still real ,still jeep words and all accurate. sigh.
below is rockautos list of after market hub assemblies.
do not get confused at those needle bearings, those are actually front axle shaft bearings, not hub wheel bearings. fact.
wheel bearing are ball or tapered rollers, to handle lateral huge loading.

http://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/jeep,1998,cherokee,4.0l+l6,1315943,brake/wheel+hub,wheel+bearing+&+hub+assembly,1636?a=Referer+duckduckgo.com+URL+%2F

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Have you removed the hubs already?

You will need to clean bearings and hubs in Kero, dry and inspect for wear or damage.

Grease bearings with your hands by pushing grease into the large side of the bearing with your palm, grease needs to come out the other side of the bearing...

Repack hub, fit new seals, adjust preload, fit new locking devices(split pins).

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I take it that the van is a rear wheel drive. So remove the wheel. Remove the brake caliper and lift off the disc. Undo the axle nut and remove hub from axle. Knock out both the bearing cups and clean hub center. Fit new cups into the hub ensuring they are tight against the seat. Thaking a small amount of grease in the palm of you hand take the cone and with the most open area tend to scrape the grease from you palm so that the grease is forced between the rollers until it come out the smallest end.This grease is all thaty you will need for a properly lubricated bearing. Spread grease evenly around the outside of the rollers. Fit inner cone into hub and tap in new grease seal (lip facing bearing) Having repeated lubricating process on outer cone fit hub back on axle and fit outer cone. Fitflat washer and nut . Do nut up while turning hub so as to seat bearings. Tighten nut until a slight drag is felt when turning the hub. Now comes the difficult part. Without touching the hub undo the nut until it is slightly loose then do it back up until it just touches the bearing. THis is a no preload -no freeplay position for the bearing. Having achieved this, pin the nut . IF it is necessary to turn the nut to allow this to happen tighten the nut slightly. Refit dust cap ,calpier, wheel etc REmember to replace both bearings cups and cones and use high temp grease Safety first --place the vehiocle in stands--- not bricks

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How to replace front wheel bearings on a chevrolet malibu 1997


  1. take caliper off
  2. knock off wheel bearing dust cover
  3. take out cotter pin
  4. take nut off
  5. pull hub off
  6. outer bearing will fall out
  7. inner bearing if put nut back on couple of threads put hub over nut let lay on spindle an pull hard toward you the inner bearing will come off and seal
  8. replace bearing/seal
  9. grease bearing you can use bearing packer or put grease in palm of hand and push bearing into palm to get grease in bearing
  10. re-assemble in reverse order

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There are bearing packing tools available, but the back yard way to pack a bearing is to fill the palm of your habd with the grease and rool the bearing in the grease so it can fill the bearing cage with the grease

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replace the bearing or wheel hub assembly.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 2wd Models NOTE: Refer to wheel bearing service and bearing preload adjustment procedures found in Section 1.
  1. Raise the front of the truck and support it with safety stands. Remove the wheels.
  2. Remove the brake caliper and suspend it with wire, out of the way. Remove the caliper torque plate if equipped.
  3. Remove the dust cap and then remove the cotter pin, lock washer (if equipped) nut lock and nut.
  4. Pull the hub/disc assembly off the spindle with the outer bearing. Don't let the bearing fall out.
  5. Pry the inner oil seal out and remove the inner bearing. To install:
  6. Clean and inspect the bearings and outer races.
  7. Using a brass drift and a hammer, drive out the bearing outer race. Press a new one into position.
  8. Pack the bearings with grease until it oozes out the other side. Coat the inside of the hub and cap with grease.
  9. Position the inner bearing into the hub, coat the oil seal with grease and press it into the hub.
  10. Press the hub assembly onto the spindle and install the outer bearing and thrust washer.
  11. Install the hub nut. Turn the hub a few times to seat the bearings and then loosen the nut until there is 0mm axial play. Using a spring tension gauge, check that the preload (with new grease seal installed) is 2.2–6.4 lbs. (9.8–28.4N)
  12. Install the lock-nut, new cotter pin and hub grease cap.
  13. Install the brake torque plate. Install the brake caliper.
  14. Install the wheels and lower the truck.
4wd Models The hub and bearing service procedures for a 4wd models are basically the same as those for a 2wd version, with the exception of removing the free running hub assembly and the bearing preload adjustment. Refer to Sections 1 and 7 for additional information. Adjust the preload after the wheel bearing is replaced or the front axle assembly is reassembled. BEARING PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT
  1. Thoroughly clean all parts and pack the wheel bearings.
  2. Apply grease to threaded portions of the spindle, grease seal lip and wheel hub.
  3. Tighten the wheel bearing lock-nut with a socket and torque wrench to 58–72 ft. lbs. (78–98 Nm).
  4. Rotate the hub in both directions a few times to seat the bearings. Loosen wheel bearing lock-nut.
  5. Retighten the lock-nut to 0.4–1.1 ft. lbs. (0.5–1.5 Nm).
  6. Turn wheel hub several times in both directions.
  7. Retighten the lock-nut to 0.4–1.1 ft. lbs. (0.5–1.5 Nm). Fig. 1: Exploded view of the front axle assembly — 2wd models 86718030.gif
    Fig. 2: Removing the bearing outer races 86718032.gif
    Fig. 3: Packing the wheel bearing with grease 86718033.gif
    Fig. 4: Pack the lip cavity of grease seal with grease 86718034.gif
    Fig. 5: Exploded view of the front axle assembly — 4wd models 86718031.gif

  8. Measure wheel bearing axial end-play. The wheel bearing end-play specification is 0.
  9. Install lock washer by tightening the lock-nut within 15–30 degrees.
  10. Turn wheel hub several times in both directions. Wheel bearing should be seated correctly.
  11. If necessary, measure wheel bearing preload. NOTE: Measure wheel bearing preload with a spring-type gauge; measure at wheel hub bolt, with tire removed. The hub assembly should rotate with 1.6–4.7 lbs. (0.73–2.13 kg) of pressure.
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No. Did you run some emery cloth along the race (bearing surface) to make sure it was smooth and clean? If you leave any part of the old seal or debris on the hub surface, damage the seal when installing it, not liberally packing the bearing with grease or the seal did not seat right you can have issues like yours. Make sure the seal is installed flush and if everything looked good as far as the axle and surfaces, pack more grease in the bearing. When you think there is enough grease in it, put more in. Put the grease in the palm of your hand and with the bearing held flat in the other hand repeatedly tap the bearing on your palm until grease comes out both sides. Then put more on it when you seat it.

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Yes it matters, you got the formula right, but I looked up your car and found too many different bearings, but , if your front front wheel has 2 bearings, one inside and one outside, most hubs have a dust seal, I didn't see one on yours, it shows a shim on the inside, then the bearing, race, hub, race, bearing, shim, lock nut, pin, don't over tighten it, and don't forget to grease it up, with the grease in your palm, pack it in there, unless you have a greaser, not a gun. Hope this helps.

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NOTE: After the wheel bearings have been removed or replaced or the front axle has been reassembled be sure to adjust wheel bearing preload. Refer to the Adjustment service procedure below. On the 1989–92 240SX there is just one wheel bearing, pressed into the hub and no adjusting cap. Refer to the exploded views of the Front Axle Hub Assembly. Review the complete service procedure.
  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  2. Remove the front wheels and the brake caliper assemblies. NOTE: Brake hoses do not need to be disconnected from the brake caliper assemblies. Make sure the brake hoses are secure and do not let caliper assemblies hang unsupported from the vehicle.
  3. Work off center hub cap by using thin tool. If necessary tap around it with a soft hammer while removing.
  4. Pry off cotter pin and take out adjusting cap and wheel bearing lock nut.
  5. Remove wheel hub with disc brake rotor from spindle with bearings installed. Remove the outer bearing from the hub.
  6. Remove inner bearing and grease seal from hub using long brass drift pin or equivalent.
  7. If it is necessary to replace the bearing outer races, drive them out of the hub with a brass drift pin and mallet.
  8. Install the outer bearing race with a tool (KV401021S0 special tool number) until it seats in the hub flush. NOTE: Place a large glob of grease into the palm of one hand and push the bearing through it with a sliding motion. The grease must be forced through the side of the bearing and in between each roller. Continue until the grease begins to ooze out the other side through the gaps between the rollers. The bearing must be completely packed with grease.
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  10. Install the inner bearing and grease seal in the proper position in the hub.
  11. Install the wheel hub with disc brake rotor to the spindle.
  12. Install the outer wheel bearing, lock washer, wheel bearing lock nut, adjusting cap, cotter pin (always use a new cotter pin and O-ring for installation after adjustment), spread cotter pin then install the O-ring and dust cap.
  13. Install the brake caliper assemblies and bleed brakes if necessary. Install the front wheels.

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