Axle Wheel Bearing Hub Replacement
Remove Wheel Step 2 - Locate and remove both brake caliper mounting bolts.
Remove Brake Caliper Mounting Bolts
Remove Brake Caliper Step 4 - Gently remove the brake pads while inspecting wear patterns and replace if needed, visit - Replace Front Brake Pads and Rotors
Remove Brake Pads Step 5 - Loosen then remove the brake caliper mounting bolts, the bracket will become loose so keep your hand on it.
Remove Brake Caliper Mount Step 6 - Using a hammer, strike the brake rotor between the lugs to shock the rotor from the bearing hub.
Strike Brake Rotor Step 7 - Locate the ABS wheel sensor wiring harness connector and disconnect (Note: If no sensor is present skip this step).
Remove ABS Wheel Sensor Step 8 - Next, locate and remove all axle bearing hub mounting bolts, the hub will become loose.
Remove Bearing Hub Mounting Bolts Step 9 - Match the old bearing assemble to the new unit to ensure a proper installation.
New Axle Bearing Hub Step 10 - While holding the new axle bearing hub, install by hand all mounting bolts, then tighten to manufacturers specifications (70-80 ft pounds)
Reinstall Axle Bearing Hub Mounting Bolts Step 11 - Once all hub mounting bolts are tight, reconnect the ABS wheel speed sensor, also remount any wiring clips.
Reconnect ABS Wheel Sensor Step 12 - While grasping the brake rotor firmly, gently slide it over the wheel studs and back onto the bearing hub.
Reinstall Brake Rotor Step 13 - Slide the caliper mounting bracket over the rotor and install the mounting bolts by hand.
Reinstall Caliper Mounting Bracket Step 14 - Tighten the caliper bracket mounting bolts evenly.
Tighten Caliper Mount Bolts Step 15 - After inspecting the brake pads, reinstall them back onto the rotor.
Reinstall Brake Pads Step 16 - Gently place the brake caliper over the pads and install the mounting bolts. (Note: The caliper may need to be reset slightly to ease installation.) visit - Reset brake caliper)
Reinstall Brake Caliper Step 17 - Use a ratchet to tighten the caliper mounting bolts.
Tighten Brake Caliper Mounting Bolts Step 18 - Reinstall the wheel and hand thread all lug nuts, once on, tighten the lugs in a star pattern to manufacturers specifications (70-80 ft pounds).
Tighten Wheel Lugs Helpful Information When an axle bearing hub fails it can make a grinding-squeaking noise which will change when steering the vehicle around a corner, by slightly turning the vehicle one way, then the other, can help determine which bearing has failed.