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Front nearside wheel bearing iwas given advice over w/bearing on test how do i tighten/how tight thanks god bless

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Don't over tighten. It has to be snug, but if you get it too tight then it will eat the bearing up. So just snug. You might also jack the side of the truck up that you are working on and go ahead and pull off the wheel bearing and re pack it with grease. It will for sure save you some money in the long run. Also when you have it jacked up, grab the top and bottom of the wheel and wiggle it. If it wiggles then you need to tighten it up a little more.

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Is front w/b tapered or fixed as i/ve been given/advised on last mot small amount of play and tightening i suppose will not cure the problem thaks and god bless eom


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Front bearing nut torque specification rear wheel drive?


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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  3. Support the front end.
  4. Remove the wheel cover, if equipped.
  5. Remove the grease cap.
    NOTE Check the wheel bearings for sufficient grease.
  6. Remove the cotter pin and retaining washer. Back off the spindle nut. Discard the cotter pin.
  7. Adjust the wheel bearings as follows:
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  8. Install the retaining washer so the castellations are aligned with the cotter pin hole. Install a new cotter pin.
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To check the wheel bearing adjustment, raise the front of the vehicle. Grasp the tire at the sides, and alternately push inward and pull outward on the tire. If any looseness is felt, adjust the front wheel bearings as follows.
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  2. Remove the hub cap from the hub.
  3. Remove the cotter pin and the castellated nut.
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