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How hard is to change front bearings and special tools??

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  • iicorsair May 03, 2010

    I forgot to mention 96 ford windstar is the type vehicle.
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No special tools, not hard, get the parts, rubber gloves, can of grease, and a couple hours time, turn off the cell fone. Pull the wheel, remove dust cover, pull cotter pin, remove brake caliper, hang from wire, remove nut on spindle, bump rotor with rubber mallet, the bearings should pop out, pull the hub off, knock out the inner seal and bearings, replace with new bearing packed with grease, replace seal, put hub back on, put on outer bearing, packed with grease, washer, nut, tighten up snug by hand, then back off so wheel spins free and doesn't rock, put in cotter pin, dust cover, caliper, tighten up, your all set. Too tight will burn up bearings, too loose and you will hear it rocking back and forth. Hope this helps.

Posted on May 03, 2010

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Fig. Using special tools, remove the wheel hub-X-Type
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    Fig. Using special tools, remove the wheel bearing-X-Type

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  1. ani_caut.gif CAUTION: The special tools must be used to prevent damage to the hub. If the hub is damaged a new hub must be installed.
    ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Do not use heat to remove the bearing inner ring.
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ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Avoid any impact on the wheel speed sensor ring.
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  1. ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Make sure the wheel bearing is installed into the wheel knuckle with the wheel speed sensor ring, colored black, at the wheel speed sensor end of the wheel knuckle.
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