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94 ford aspire front driver side wheel bearing replacement

Mechanic shops keep teling me that there is a special 800 dollar machine to perform this repair.

Can this bearing replacement be done at home or needs to be brought in to a garage?

If at home...any suggestions on how to do this repair?

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  • enolooc Jun 17, 2008

    That is totally awesome news. So all I need to do is go to a parts store and ask for a new hub assembly for the front left drivers side?

    Any suggestions who would carry something like this?

  • Anonymous Aug 31, 2008

    1. I cann't fine any one that sells a hub assemblies for a1996 ford aspire on the net.

    I believe it's a dealer idem.


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I got rid of the car so that repair is gone. Thanks freddy for the response. I'll keep in mind for other bearing jobs. Now I have the luxxury of replacing a heater core in my 2000 Chevrolet Tracker. With A/C...To discharge or not the A/C is the question and not even the dealer can tell me if the a/v evaporator is in the way. Any info on this anyone?


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I replace the front bearings by my self a few times on my Ford aspire 1994, first you need to have some mechanical skill and the right tool and common sense to performe this job, yes as other peoplle says youu can use a hamer and cheasel to remove and instal the bearings but!... it will be a pain on the $#$#... as always recoment you need the right tools, a bearing pulley for removal and press for installation and it will meke really easy your labor. Total cost for parts each wheel 50.00. Freddy

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I have tried to locate the whole hub assembly at car quest and napa. They do not carry it. Is this something only available in the States? I'm in Toronto, ON, Canada

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

Ok I'll call napa and see availability. thanks.great info!

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The bearing can be replaced at home and its fairly easy, You would buy the hole hub assembly and take out the four torx bolts that holds the Hub in place and remove it with a rubber dead blow hammer. and install the new one torq. to the specs indicated on the new instructions and you done. I don't know why they would need a press to do a job that you can buy a hole new hub assembly for the same price. Hope that gets your car fixed cheaper than you expected. And Thanks. Bear001

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  • bear001 Jun 17, 2008

    Advanced Auto, Napa Car Quest ect any parts store should carry the parts


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