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RT Front wheel brg bad..is pulling the spindle a laymans job?

My 96 rav4 needs a new wheel brg on the rt front. Is it a big deal to remove the spindle for a shop to replace the brg? I can do brakes and reg wheel brgs but this might be beyond me..

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It really isn't beyond you, the only difference i believe between the two is a wire connection plug. just make sure if you are going to do it, you don't pinch the wire

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