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Craftman wheel flange bearings

My front wheels sit tilted on my Craftsman 917.272059 lawn tractor. I am thinking it is the flange bearings that need replacing. If so, what is the best way to get the old ones out and the new ones in?

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Use a long punch and tap out the bearings from the opposite side, through the hub. Then tap the new bearings into place.

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But before you go buying spares for the mower... you should read this

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