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LAST YEAR I REPLACED THE FRONT UNIV. JOINTS ON MY 1998 DODGE RAM 4WD. THIS YEAR IT SEEMS AS THOUGH THE WHEEL BEARINGS ARE SQUEAKING. DID I PUT TOO MUCH TORQUE ON THEM?

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Have you check if they are lubricated ok ? they should be inspected and checked for water contamination and wear on rollers and races

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

  • steve noel Jun 23, 2009

    loosen wheel nut & reset preload to confirm if preload was incorrect

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