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How hard to change wheel hub (front) and how long to change?

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Should only take about an hour, remove tire then remove caliper and caliper mounting bracket, remove brake rotor, on back side of hub bearing there is there bolt's that hold hub bearing remove bolt's and unplug A.B.S connector, slide bearing outwards some time you will need a hammer to knock it out then install new one.

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