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How do I go about doing a wheel bering on a 97 saturn sl. I assumed it was your typical GM hub assembly but I was wrong. I see that it is pressed in and I was wondering if I can do this at home or is it somthing I absolutly have to take to a shop?

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Ow do i fixtrans codes 71 and 97 on a 1991 saturn sl

Saturn, sl 1991.
it has antomatic transmission.
so does it shift funny,????
if not reset the PCM (TCM) and see if the codes return.
if yes, they are real.
the car has this book, called a FSM , it shows every step to take
for each code. the Factory service, manual, if you beg GM , they might help, dont know.
Here in town only the Buick dealer touches Saturns....

71 engine over temp
i think you counted the flash wrong on 97 ,zero posts world wide. on that is my clue.
what makes you thing those are trans codes>? (shoe drops)

Jul 04, 2014 | 1991 Saturn SL1

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Change front wheel bearing

Your car has pressed in bearings not a hub assembly like most cars they are indeed pressed in and if done incorrectly they will fail fast thanx Chris

Apr 28, 2013 | 2001 Saturn SL

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How to replace rear wheel bearing on 2003 hyandia sonata

Hub & Bearing Removal & Installation To Remove:
Hub bearing assembly (Typical) hyundai-08-00-6029.gif

  1. Release parking brake.
  2. Remove rear wheel assembly.
  3. Remove rear wheel speed sensor from carrier.
  4. Dismount brake caliper and support with mechanic's wire.
  5. Remove brake disc.
  6. Remove 4 axle hub mounting bolts. Special tool 09432-11000 (Typical) hyundai-08-00-6021.gif

  7. Using tool 09432-11000 (or suitable gear puller), remove tone wheel.
  8. Remove carrier.
  9. Remove stakes and remove flange nut.
  10. Support bearing outer race flange and press rear axle hub out.
  11. Using tool 09432-11000 (or suitable puller), remove inner race from axle hub.
To Install:
Hub bearing assembly (Typical) hyundai-08-00-6029.gif

  1. Apply thin coat of grease to bearing contact surface and hub.
  2. Using and appropriate tool, press bearing into hub. CAUTION
    Do not press against outer race of wheel bearing.
  3. Install flange nut and stake nut until it meets concave portion of spindle.
  4. Install carrier.
  5. Use an appropriate tool to press tone wheel.
  6. Install hub/bearing assembly with rounded portion of outer race facing up.
  7. Install 4 hub/bearing assembly bolts and rotate hub to seat bearing.
  8. Measure wheel bearing starting torque with a spring balance or equivalent device.
    • Starting torque should measure 15.9 in lb (1.8 Nm) or less
  9. Install brake disc.
  10. Mount brake caliper.
  11. Install rear wheel speed sensor to carrier.
  12. Install rear wheel assembly.
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Oct 28, 2010 | 2001 Hyundai Sonata

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Hi haw can i change my wile Bering?

Park the car on level ground. Put the transmission in park and set the parking brake. Jack the car up and place the jack stands underneath the frame of the car.

Use the tire iron to remove the lug nuts from the wheel and pull the wheel off.

Use the ratchet set to remove the mounting screws on the disc brake caliper. Pull the caliper loose and then slide the disc off of the wheel studs.

Use the ratchet to loosen and remove the wheel hub mounting bolts located on the backside of the steering spindle.

Pull the entire wheel hub assembly off of the steering spindle. Take the assembly to a machine shop and have them use a hydraulic press to press out your bearing (the bearing is pressed into the hub assembly and is too big for at-home extraction).

Press in the new wheel bearings and then reassemble the wheel hub by mounting it on the steering spindle again.

Slide the disc back into place on the wheel studs and then remount the caliper with the mounting bolts. Slide the wheel back in place on the studs and tighten down the lug nuts in a star pattern.

Lower the car off of the jack stands or move on to change the other side's wheel bearings as well.

Oct 20, 2010 | 1991 Honda Accord

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Replace front wheel bearing on 1998 saturn

The easiest way is to buy the knuckle and front hub together. It is more expensive but unless you have access to a press to press the knuckle from the hub and then press a new bearing in it will be impossible to replace.

Also like any wheel bearing job, change in pairs not just one. So change both front wheels because if one is going then the other is not far behind.

Jun 12, 2010 | 1998 Saturn SL

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Front Is pressed into hub & knuckle.Rear is a Hub/Bearing Assembly held in by 4 10mm bolts.Will need to pound out with hammer in rear after bolts come out,lots of rust holding them in.Front Knuckle has to come off,Then a large Snap ring,then press out the hub,then the wheel bearing.Hope this helps

May 19, 2009 | 1996 Saturn SL

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1996 saturn sl front wheel bearing assembly

you got to press it in and out,and if u dont do it right with the proper tools you will wreck the hub

Apr 05, 2009 | 1986 Ford Escort 4-Door

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How to remove front wheel hub 1996 saturn

You have to remove the wheel, and take off the brake caliper, and bracket.You then have to unbolt the steering arm balljoint, and the lower control arm balljoint.You will have to unbolt the strut also from the the hub assembly. I used a three jaw puller to push the cv axle out of the middle of the hub, then u will have hub in hand. the center of the hub has to be removed by using a press to push it out, and if you r changing the wheel bearing u will have to press that out too. Clean hub up really well, and u will have to use press to reinstall the new bearing, and the center of the hub. If u do not have access to press, take the hub to dealer service department, and they can do it for u. You will then have to put it all back together is reverse order.

Mar 28, 2009 | 1996 Saturn SL

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Can't pull out the hub bearing assembly on a 1993 Saturn SL

  1. Remove the steering knuckle assembly from the vehicle, as described earlier in this section.
  2. For 1991 vehicles, remove the 3 dust shield fasteners and separate the shield from the assembly.
  3. If equipped, remove the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) wheel speed sensor from the knuckle.
  4. Assemble wheel bearing removing tool SA9159S or equivalent using the hub driver, hub driver screw, bridge retainer and bridge. Install the tool to the knuckle and secure the assembly in a vise using the bridge as the vise contact point.
  5. Hold the hub driver with a wrench and tighten the hub driver screw to remove the hub. If the inner bearing race is pulled out with the hub, remove the race with a bearing race remover. The service tool can be used by assembling the inner race puller, 2 bridge retainer plates, 2 bolts and 2 flat washers.
  6. Inspect the hub at the bearing location for pitting, scoring or wear, and replace if necessary.
  7. Remove the assembly from the vise and remove the wheel hub removal tools.
  8. Remove the bearing retainer snapring.
  9. Position the knuckle in a shop press on the knuckle support tube, and press the bearing from the knuckle with a small driver.
  10. Inspect the knuckle bore for pitting, scoring, wear or corrosion. If damage cannot be easily cleaned with light sanding, the knuckle must be replaced.

Mar 08, 2009 | 1993 Saturn SL2

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Can i purchase/replace just the wheel bearings on my 2003 saturn ion or do I have to purchase/replace the whole wheel bearing/hub assembly?

its easer with the hub and your not saving much because you need a big press to press the bearing in the hub

Jul 25, 2008 | Saturn Ion Cars & Trucks

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