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You will need a big socket to remove the axle nut--about 20 mm or so. Other than that, I don't think so. Procedures from autozone.com below. it doesn't mention having to press bearing into hub.


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels Hub nut Brake caliper Rotor ABS sensor Wheel hub from steering knuckle and driveshaft Wheel bearings
To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing into hub Wheel hub to steering knuckle and driveshaft; torque bolts to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm) ABS sensor; torque to 6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm) Brake rotor and caliper New flanged hub nut; torque to 134 ft. lbs. (182 Nm)

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Fig. Using special tools, remove the wheel hub-X-Type
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    Fig. Using a suitable tool, remove the bearing inner ring-X-Type

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

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Fig. Insert special tool 204-312 in to 204-309-X-Type
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    Fig. Align the bearing and wheel knuckle over special tool-X-Type

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    Fig. Slide wheel hub over the guide and align to the bearing-X-Type
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    Fig. Install special tool 204-111 in road spring-XJ Range and XK Range

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    Fig. Position stem of tool in center of spring passing dowel through slot in suspension turret-XJ Range and XK Range

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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.
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ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Avoid any impact on the wheel speed sensor ring.
ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Make sure the wheel speed sensor ring is clean.
ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Avoid any contact between the wheel speed sensor ring and a magnetic surface.
  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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