Question about 2001 Ford Taurus
Im tryin to replace a wheel bearing assembly but cant get the bolt out to get to the 3 other bolts. is there a special tool
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SECTION 204-01: Front Suspension 2001 Taurus/Sable Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Wheel Bearing and Hub
Material Item Specification Rust Penetrant and Inhibitor
F2AZ-19A501-A ESR-M99C56-A High Temperature Nickel Anti-Seize Lubricant
Removal and Installation
CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect performance of vital components and systems and their failure can result in major service expense. A new part with the same part number must be installed if installation is necessary. Do not use a new part of lesser quality or substitute design. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to make sure of correct retention of these parts.
Special Tool(s) Remover/Installer, Front Wheel Hub
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204-067 (T81P-1104-A) Remover, Wheel Stud (Metric)
211-003 (T64P-3590-F) 211–211 (T96P-3010–A1) Remover, Tie-Rod End
211–001 (TOOL-3290–D) or equivalent
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Remove the hub cap or wheel cover, the wheel hub retainer, and the washer. Discard the retainer.
NOTE: Remove the adapter from the ball end of the special tool. Apply a small amount of grease to the tie-rod end stud and the ball of the special tool.
Using the special tools, disconnect the tie-rod end.
NOTE: Hold the threaded rod while turning the nut.
Using the special tools, press the halfshaft from the wheel bearing and hub. Wire the halfshaft in a level position.
If necessary, remove the dust shield.
NOTE: If necessary, lubricate the knuckle and bearing with rust inhibitor meeting Ford specification.
Remove the bolts and the wheel hub and bearing (1104). Discard the bolts.
Clean and inspect the knuckle bearing bore. If the knuckle is cracked, install a new knuckle.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you need to remove the spindle assy from the truck & press the bearing out & in or you need to use a tool called the hub tammer to remove & install the hub bearing
Posted on Jun 28, 2008
Three bolts is the easy part. You will likely have to have the old bearing pressed out with hydraulics and a new one pressed in....accordianman
Posted on Jul 29, 2008
I had this same problem myself. The hub is a sealed unit and must be purchased as a whole assembly to the tune of around $400 from Toyota. Long story short I never replaced my hub. The problem turned out to be tires that were worn out. I figured that out when i rotated the tires and the sound moved to the front of the car... Go figure. Replaced the tires and all the noise went away.
Posted on Aug 21, 2008
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