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The aftermarket wheel supplier is the best place for this item.

Posted on May 30, 2010

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How to repack front wheel bearings on a 98 Jeep Cherokee 4X4


YOU CAN"T is the short answer..... sorry,, RTM much>?
ive posted the free fsm like 300 times now on this car.
ever like search.?
first off, on all cars made, what the factory made or dealer sells ins one thing, what the after market does, is another.
a fact.
in fact some cars with Integrated hubs new, the aftermarket sells them and sells the rebuild kits too.
the book covers the service step by step.
what parts you use or by is your call.

now ill read that book for you.
btw I sold my 99 but not the books.
XJ jeep, the book is here, (over 301 posted,)

http://www.morris4x4center.com/knowledge-base/index.htm?utm_source=cj#service

at least you said its 4wd, not all are. 2points for that.

USA XJ jeep, 1998.
1988 pages.
the trick is learning how to navigate the book , chapter #
the fact is we look first, you didn't, what is there who knows.?
maybe the last shop put on serviceable hubs. right?
if you had looked at the back side, you'd have seen 3 bolts
holding it on. and that tells you what?, that they are integrated hubs.
on new car, and at Jeep parts counters. world wide.



26271221-ky1blxw0v1am10ilppsnvnq2-3-0.jpgnow lets do this backwards
lets pretend to buy the part, hark , you can online.
and see all the makers of parts aftermarket in 1 click
no kidding, a fact.
see the 8 makers here,(can be more)
all are 100% integrated, hubs, (not saying there are not other makers, or kits, the world is a huge place and I cant tell you
all answers world wide for sources)

you could off them, take them both to a shop, and ask for them to rebuild them at $100 /hr labor, but, i bet they just laugh at you.
I'm not. but why not just remove it , check it and if bad replace it.
take it to any auto-store in town, NAPA is best. and set it on the counter, and say, got this, answer yes.
how to repack unpackable bearings,.DIY.

shorter answer, R&R it.
get a shop to fix it.
buy the part first, and see what you got first.
look at it and ponder packing it.

Aug 31, 2016 | 1998 Jeep Cherokee

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FRT END SHAKES AT ALL SPEEDS


If steering wheel shakes bad tire on front. If whole car shakes bad tire on rear. Or tires could be out of balance. If steering wheel shakes when brakes applied, front rotors are warped.

Jan 15, 2013 | 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Constantly having to replace front hubs! I have an open steering knuckle, is there a seal or bushing in this knuckle that the axle is supposed to ride in that could be causing this problem?


Let me guess, you have a superduty that has a lift kit and big wheels and tires on the stock hubs. This is a no no. When the bigger wheels and tires are installed, there is an offset that moves the wheels out away from the truck. This puts a lot of stress on the hub assembly. I saw a kit for this on tv the other day. I think it's made by raybestos. It converts the truck over to the older style spindle and hub assembly. This will allow you to service the bearings. But the main advantage is that you won't be going through bearings. Just look around online and see if you can find anything about this.

Aug 04, 2011 | Ford F-250 Cars & Trucks

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Need to change front wheel bearing


Hub and Bearing Removal & Installation NOTE: The removal and installation of the wheel bearing and hub from the steering knuckle is only to be done with the steering knuckle removed from the vehicle
To Remove:
  1. Remove the steering knuckle and hub and bearing assembly.
  2. Remove a wheel lug stud from the hub flange using a C-clamp and Adapter Tool 4150A or equivalent.
  3. Rotate the hub to align the removed lug stud with the notch in the bearing retainer plate. Use a proper C-clamp and adapter tool to press out one of the lug studs 7922eg64.gif

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  4. Rotate the hub so the stud hole is facing away from the brake caliper's lower rail on the steering knuckle.
  5. Install ½ of a Bearing Splitter Tool 1130 or equivalent between the hub and the bearing retainer plate. The threaded hole in this ½ is to be aligned with the caliper rail on the steering knuckle.
  6. Install the remaining pieces of the bearing splitter on the steering knuckle. Hand-tighten the nuts to hold the splitter in place on the knuckle. Proper installation of the bearing splitter 7922eg66.gif

  7. When the bearing splitter is installed, be sure the 3 bolts attaching the bearing retainer plate to the knuckle are contacting the bearing splitter. The bearing retainer plate should not support the knuckle or contact the splitter.
  8. Place the steering knuckle in a hydraulic press, supported by the bearing splitter. Properly support the steering knuckle for hub and bearing removal 7922eg67.gif

  9. Position a driver on the small end of the hub. Using the press, remove the hub from the wheel bearing. The outer bearing race will come out of the wheel bearing when the hub is pressed out of the bearing.
  10. Remove the bearing splitter tool from the knuckle.
  11. Place the knuckle in a press supported by the press block. The blocks must not obstruct the bore in the steering knuckle so the wheel bearing can be pressed out of the knuckle. Place a driver on the outer race of the wheel bearing, and then press the bearing out of the knuckle.
  12. Install the bearing splitter on the hub. The splitter is to be installed on the hub so it is between the flange of the hub and the bearing race on the hub. Place the hub, bearing race and splitter in a press. Use a driver to press the hub out of the bearing race.
To Install:
  1. Use clean, dry cloth to wipe and grease or dirt from the bore of the steering knuckle.
  2. Clean the rust preventative from the replacement wheel bearing using a clean, dry towel.
  3. Place the new wheel bearing into the bore of the steering knuckle. Be sure the bearing is placed squarely into the bore. Place the knuckle in a press with a receiver tool, C-4698-2 or equivalent supporting the steering knuckle. Place a driver tool on the outer race of the wheel bearing. Press the wheel bearing into the steering knuckle until it is fully bottomed in the bore of the steering knuckle. NOTE: Only the original or original equipment replacement bolts should be used to mounting the bearing retainer to the knuckle. If a bolt requires replacement when installing the bearing retainer plate, be sure to get the proper type of replacement.
  4. Install the bearing retainer plate on the steering knuckle. Install the 3 bearing retainer mounting bolts. Torque the bolts to 21 ft-lbs (28 Nm).
  5. Install the removed wheel lug stud into the hub flange.
  6. Place the hub with the lug stud installed, in a press supported by Adapter Tool C-4698-1 or equivalent. Press the wheel lug stud into the hub flange until it is fully seated against the back side on the hub flange.
  7. Place the steering knuckle with the wheel bearing installed, in a press with special Receiver Tool MB-990799 or equivalent supporting the inner race of the wheel bearing. Place the hub in the wheel bearing, making sure it is square with the bearing. Press the hub into the wheel bearing until it is fully bottomed in the wheel bearing.
  8. Install the steering knuckle and the wheel.
  9. Check and/or adjust the front alignment.
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Oct 15, 2010 | 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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REMOVAL OF FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS


Front (4 Wheel Drive) To Remove:
  1. Raise and support the vehicle
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Tire and wheel assembly
    • Rotor (See: Disc Brake Rotor)
    • Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt from the steering knuckle
    • Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor
    • Front drive halfshaft assembly (See: Halfshaft)
    • Hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts 4WD front hub 9308kg35.gif

    • Hub and bearing assembly
To Install:
  1. Clean all corrosion or contaminates from the steering knuckle bore and the hub and bearing assembly
  2. Lubricate the steering knuckle bore with wheel bearing grease or the equivalent
  3. Install or connect the following:
    • Hub and bearing assembly
    • Hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts and tighten the hub to knuckle bolts; Torque to: 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm)
    • Front drive halfshaft assembly (See: Halfshaft)
    • Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor
    • Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt to the steering knuckle and tighten the bolt; Torque to: 106 inch. lbs. (12 Nm)
    • Rotor (See: Disc Brake Rotor
    • Tire and wheel assembly
    Wheel lug nut tightening sequence gm_trk_sub15_wheel_lug_nut_tight_seq.gif

  4. Torque the lug nuts to specification
  5. Test drive the vehicle to confirm the repairs
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Aug 03, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Auto locking hub sucks is there a aftermarket manual locking hub kit


Unlike the 97-03 MY F-150s, the 04-08 MY use vacuum to hold the IWE ( Integrated Wheel End ) out, and once vacuum is removed the IWE spring engages the gears to lock the wheels to the front axle.

I have not seen a replacement front axle with manual hubs yet, checking Warn's site. Maybe check with Warn, but from the application list, 1996 was the last F-150 hub conversion kit they make. SuperDuty is 04, but that is an option from Ford up until 04.

Jan 06, 2010 | 2004 Ford F150

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Frt. wheel bearings 2003 h-2


2003 Hummer H2 V8-6.0L VIN U
Wheel Bearing: Service and Repair
WHEEL HUB, BEARING, AND SEAL REPLACEMENT
REMOVAL PROCEDURE
NOTE: Never place vehicle on the ground with the halfshaft removed or the halfshaft nut torqued improperly. Otherwise, bearing seals may become
dislodged causing premature wear and/or damage to the hub and bearing assembly.
1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
2. Remove the tire and wheel.
3. Remove the rotor.
4. Remove the wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt from the steering knuckle.
5. Disconnect the electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor.
6. Remove the wheel driveshaft nut retaining cover.
7. Remove the wheel driveshaft assembly retaining nut and washer from the wheel driveshaft assembly.
Disengage the wheel driveshaft from the wheel hub and bearing.
8. Remove the wheel hub and bearing mounting bolts.
9. Remove the wheel hub and bearing and splash shield from the vehicle.
10. Remove the O-ring seal from the steering knuckle bore.
11. Remove the wheel speed sensor from the wheel hub and bearing.
12. Clean and inspect the O-ring seal.
13. Replace the seal it the following conditions exist:
- Nicks
- Cuts
- Dry or brittle
- Compression set
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
1. Clean all corrosion or contaminates from the steering knuckle bore and the hub and bearing assembly.
2. Lubricate the steering knuckle bore with wheel bearing grease or the equivalent.
3. Install the O-ring to the steering knuckle.
NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
4. Install the wheel speed sensor to the wheel hub and bearing.
Tighten
Tighten the sensor mounting bolt to 18 N.m (13 lb ft).
5. Install the wheel hub and bearing and splash shield to the vehicle.
6. Install the wheel hub and bearing mounting bolts.
Tighten
Tighten the wheel hub to knuckle bolts to 180 N.m (133 lb ft).
7. Install the nut and washer retaining the wheel drive shaft assembly to the wheel hub and bearing.
Tighten
Tighten the nut to 210 N.m (155 lb ft).
8. Connect the electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor.
9. Install the wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt to the steering knuckle.
Tighten
Tighten the bolt to 12 N.m (106 lb in).
10. Install the rotor.
11. Install the tire and wheel.
12. Lower the vehicle.
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Sep 15, 2009 | 2003 Hummer H2

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I want to add cruise control to a 2009 Pontiac G5 with the manual transmission. My dealer wants to add an aftermarket unit that fastens to the side of steering wheel. Do I have to settle for this or can...


you will require a new steering wheel.
and it is almost $500 from the dealer.
It will look like this...

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The aftermarket one does not stick off the handgrips of the steering wheel - it is on the bottom Hub area.

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The aftermarket uses a wireless transponder and the brain is hard-wired into the ECU (computer)

Im not sure that your vehicle has the existing wires in the harness to facilitate adding a cruise in the steering wheel without replacing the entire steering column... or wiring harness.

Im sure with the right amount of $$ it can be done - but the aftermarket one is the least invasive and cheapest route for you.

All the cars... cobalt, g5, g6, g7 etc... have the cruise control built in the ECU, and it simply needs to be turned on using the GM Tech Tool Candi II. Its the part about switching it on and off that the costs are involved.

Go with the aftermarket - its really not that bad!

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May 14, 2009 | 2009 Pontiac G5

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2000 mercury cougar aftermarket steering wheel


There is no aftermarket DIRECT FIT steering wheel.
Each manuafacturer would be required to ake 3000+ different wheels.
Instead they use a HUB adapter.
You pick the wheel you want, and install the adapter that fits the wheel to your car.
MOMO USA is a popular company that makes many hub adapters and wheels.

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Feb 07, 2009 | 2002 Mercury Cougar

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