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Front axle hub lube? The 4WD locker is sticking. It's ringed by a black cover with about 10 small bolts...I want to remove this cover, clean the assembly, and spray some WD40, but are there any caveats to this procedure?

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This is clearly not a job that's lubricated with some WD-40. The high temperature and pressure generated in the hub is simply too great for a lubricant of that nature.
Heavy duty wheel-bearing grease is what you need. And they are available at most autoparts stores.

In some typical cases such as when the front-hub plus the black-cover and the 10-small bolts are stuck or eaten away by rust then some light lubricant such as WD-40 could be used to loosen up.

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