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How do i get the front wheel bearing off?

I have a wheel puller but i can't seem to get it to budge.

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  • mherbold May 14, 2009

    I tried that, I still can't get the hub to move even in the slightest. However, the bolts are removed and so is the bearing bolt in the center. I'm stuck!!

  • mherbold May 14, 2009

    Okay, And if that doesn't work? I got the first set of bearing balls off but the main bolt assembly is still attached. What can i do to get that off without hurting the whole hub?

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Did you take out all the bolts holding the bearing assembly to the spindle,if so soak the area where the bearing passes thru the spindle with SEAFOAM, CRC,or some type of penetrating solvent.these are very often hard to remove. if you need more help get back to me and we'll go from there

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  • Ray Keckeisen May 14, 2009

    i know this is going to sound strange, take the largest hammer you can find and try beating it off, while go from side to side and top to bottom,work slowly and watch for the bearing to start to move, then you can try your puller or just keep at it until it comes off, sorry no easy fix, these things get really rusted and stuck

  • Ray Keckeisen May 14, 2009

    the bearings and hub come a a sealed unit,it sounds like the bearings are seized on the drive shaft,keep at it as the hub will be replaced with the bearings,get back to me

  • Ray Keckeisen May 15, 2009

    this is what the hub assembly looks like

  • Ray Keckeisen May 16, 2009

    was wondering how you made out, sorry i couldn't help more. please get back to me as i'm interested in what happened

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