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2002 saturn vue. replacing front bearings. I

2002 saturn vue. replacing front bearings. I have everything torn apart but i cannot get the spindle to seperate from the hub. I tore it all down after failing with regular the hammer jack and also the wrench, ie the pull bar. Any idea on how to get the spindle to pull out of the hub assembly? I am refering to the half shaft that is attached throough the hub assembly

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  • Anonymous Oct 15, 2009

    everything has been removed. strut bolts, ball joint, and also teh bilt under the unit eith cotter key.

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Have you un bolted the strut and disconnected the ball joint you have to do this to have room for the shaft to come out

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  • Anonymous Oct 15, 2009

    if you have removed every thing plus the the spindle nut then it is a matter of bute force ie a big hammer it must be fused in by heat cause it should come off with medium force. try some heat and a big hammer

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