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HOW TO YOU REPLACE FRONT WHEEL STUDS?

1995 Honda Civic • 100,000 miles

1995 Honda Civic Ex - broken wheel studs on right front.
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Sgtmajor
September 30, 2012.



Remove the wheel. Remove the cailper and the rotor. Pound out the studs and use an installer for pulling through the new studs. You may have to grind off a flat spot on the new ones to get them into the hub.

Make sure you torque the wheel when completed.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Sep 30, 2012.
I cant hammer out the broken ones because they hit the hub and it doesnt look like there is alot of clearance to get the broken ones out and the new ones in?

Tiny
Sgtmajor
Sep 30, 2012.
Move the hub around so you can get some clearance to remove. Otherwise, the hub would have to be removed.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Sep 30, 2012.
How do you remove the hub?

Tiny
Sgtmajor
Sep 30, 2012.
The axle nut has to be removed, the upper and lower ball joints broken free. The outer tie rod end broken free and then the hub has to be pressed out of the bearing.

I would let a shop look at it first as we have no issues replacing them with it all together.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Sep 30, 2012.
Loosen the axle shaft nut and use a slide hammer to pull the hub out for additional clearance to remove/install the stud.

Care has to be taken while tightening the axle nut as improper handling can and will damage the wheel bearing.

KHLow2008
Sep 30, 2012.
Thanks Roy, you just confirmed what I already knew!But some people need more than one persons opinion! Thanks again

Tiny
Sgtmajor
Sep 30, 2012.
If you take the knuckle out, you are going to have problem getting the hub pressed out.

KHLow2008
Sep 30, 2012.