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Replace front wheel bearings

I'd like to know what's involved to replace the front wheel bearings. 1.6L model front wheel drive standard transmission.

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    try to lock in the front wheels and nothing happens

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    Front wheel bearings are starting to fail

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    How do you know if they need fixing/repacked etc? No problem steering, driving etc, no play in steering nor any issues with wheels.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    need to know how to replace front and rear wheel bearings

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    Replace bearings

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Is it worth trying to tighten front wheel bearings or should I just buy the bearing kit ? Thanks.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    I am trying to replace the wheel bearing in my front drivers side wheel the bearing is stuck and nothing I have tried has broken it loose

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    I am trying to replace the wheel bearing in my drivers side front wheel but the bearig is stuck and will not budge I need to know if there is an easier way to remove the bearing for replacement.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    I am trying to replace the wheel bearing in my drivers side front wheel but the bearig is stuck and will not budge I need to know if there is an easier way to remove the bearing for replacement.

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The bearings in your car are pressed into a hub. If the part is available as an assembly, it can be replaced that way. Generally on a front drive car:
Remove wheels and brake calipers
If it is pressed in: remove the rotors, disconnect the drive shafts and remove the steering knuckle. Then the old bearing is pressed out and the new one pressed in with a machine shop press. If the bearing is part of the hub, that will be unbolted and the new one swapped.

On a scale of 1-10 difficulty, Id rate it a strong 7

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