Question about 2007 Jeep Liberty Sport
How to change rear wheel bearings
1. Raise and support the vehicle. 2. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. 3. Remove the caliper adapter. CAUTION: Never allow the disc brake caliper to hang from the brake hose. Damage to the brake hose will result. Provide a suitable support to hang the caliper securely.
4. Remove the disc brake rotor. 5. Remove the wheel speed sensor. 6. Remove the bracket securing the wheel speed sensor wire. 7. Remove the axle shaft nut. (if equipped with four wheel drive) 8. Remove the three mounting bolts for the hub/bearing assembly. 9. Remove the hub/bearing.
Posted on Apr 23, 2014
Unless you have a hydraulic press, don't attempt this in your basic garage or driveway.
Posted on Apr 23, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Job is not terribly difficult, but instructions are too long to re-write them. Get yourself a haynes manual (about 20 bucks) and it will guide you through the job. If you need any help along the way, I'll be glad to help! (manual will help with lots of other stuff as well!!
If you have the setup I'm thinking of, make sure you buy a new diff cover gasket and gear lube along with axle bearing.
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
SOURCE: Rear End Shake
Sorry didn't see heading for shake for some reason. One of the things I found on my nephews cherokee that caused same problem, was a build up on back of aluminum rims as well as on hub area where it mates when installed, that was never cleaned off when wheels were rotated or whatever. I scraped and wire brushed back of rims down to original metal again, as well as hubs, and problem was gone. If they don't mate even & flat against the two surfaces, then they aren't running true. I jacked it up & watched rim at outer edge when rotating, and could see it would wobble slightly.
Posted on Aug 09, 2009
give these websites a try its www.autozone.com and www.alldatadiy.com if all fails stop by your local jeep dealership in the parts department and they will print you out a diagram if that fails stop by your local library and get your hands on Haynes auto repair Manual for your SUV wish you the best of luck Michigan Man
Posted on Nov 04, 2009
SOURCE: noise at rear wheel
lift the rear axle off the ground and spin the wheels around as fast as you can. if the bearings are bad you will hear it if the sound changes as it spins. If it a scratching noise that will be from the disc brake pads
Posted on Jan 24, 2010
SOURCE: replace the rear wheel bearing
better check a manual, The ones I have done do not have c-clips in the diff. You remove 4 nuts behind the brake backing plate, then use a slide hammer to pull out the axle shafts. Then the bearing retainer must be removed (cut or drill into it, the crack it with a hammer blow from a chisel), it should slide off the axle. Then use a bearing splitter and a press to remove the bearing. To install use a long pipe and press to install the new bearing and retainer. Change the seal while your in there. Hope this helps.
Posted on Apr 09, 2010
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