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Front wheel hub bearing 02 explorer

How Do you remove the front wheel hub bearing on a 02 explorer? Do you need ant special tools to get the three bolts out? your help would be appreciated.
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  • ruscle1217 Aug 10, 2008

    Just take off spindle nut, and push axle assem. in.
    This gives you enough room to fit a socket on. the lower profile sockets make it easier. also a 15 mm offset box wrench helps on the bottom ones.the thread lock is the fun part. the bolts get tighter feeling the more you turn them, but they do come out.

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Three bolts is the easy part. You will likely have to have the old bearing pressed out with hydraulics and a new one pressed in....accordianman

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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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    1. Install the bearing cage and inner ring assembly to the wheel knuckle.
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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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1. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.

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6. Using the special tool, press the outboard CV joint until it is loose from the hub.

7. Remove the nut and bolt and the wheel knuckle, hub and bearing as an assembly and discard the nut.

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2. Remove the three bolts.

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3. Using a suitable press, remove the hub from the bearing and discard the hub.

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204-085 (T83P-1104-BH1) s1h~us~en~file=st1263a.gif~gen~ref.gif Remover, Steering Arm
211-003 (T64P-3590-F) s1h~us~en~file=st2461a.gif~gen~ref.gif Adapter for 211-S200
211–211 (T96P-3010–A1) s1h~us~en~file=st1106a.gif~gen~ref.gif Remover, Tie-Rod End
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s1h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect performance of vital components and systems and their failure can result in major service expense. A new part with the same part number must be used if installation is necessary. Do not use a new part of lesser quality or substitute design. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to make sure of correct retention of these parts.
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  1. s1h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Discard the wheel hub retainer (3B477). It is a torque prevailing design and cannot be reused. If loosened, the retainer must be removed and a new one installed.
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  1. s1h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not damage the tie-rod end boot when installing the special tool.
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  1. s1h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not allow the halfshaft to move outboard. Over-extension of the tripod CV joint can result in separation of internal parts, causing failure of the halfshaft.
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  1. s1h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Use care not to damage the knuckle or dust shield when drilling out the rivets.
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  1. s1h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: The wheel bearing and hub is not pressed into the knuckle. Do not use a slide hammer or strike the inner race of the bearing. Damage to the bearing can result.
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  1. s1h~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: The knuckle bore must be clean enough to allow the wheel bearing and hub to seat completely by hand. Do not press or draw the wheel hub and bearing into place.
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