Mechanics

HUB ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT

2006 Ford Expedition • V8 4WD Automatic • 75 miles

How difficult is it replace the right rear hub assembly on an '06 Ford Expedition EB 4WD?
thanks, Peter
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Haviland
December 30, 2010.




Not real bad here's how: Removal and Installation

1. If equipped, turn the air suspension switch to the OFF position.
2. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to
JACKING & LIFTING.
3. Remove and discard the rear halfshaft nut and washer.
? To install, tighten to 300 N.M (221 lb-ft).
4. Using a suitable hub puller, separate the outboard CV joint from the wheel hub.
Fig. 2: Separating Outboard CV Joint From Wheel Hub Using Suitable Hub Puller
Courtesy of FORD MOTOR CO.
5. Remove the bolts and position the caliper aside.
? Support the caliper using mechanic's wire.
? To install, tighten to 190 N.M (140 lb-ft).
6. Remove the brake disc.
7. Disconnect the wheel speed sensor electrical connector and detach the wheel speed sensor
harness from the retainer.
Fig. 3: Identifying Wheel Speed Sensor Electrical Connector
Courtesy of FORD MOTOR CO.
WARNING: The electrical power to the air suspension system must be shut
off prior to hoisting, jacking or towing an air suspension vehicle.
This can be accomplished by turning off the air suspension
switch located in the LH rear quarter trim panel. Failure to do so
can result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs,
which can result in shifting of the vehicle during these
operations. Failure to follow these instructions may result in
personal injury.
CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect
performance of vital parts and systems and their failure can result
in major service expense. A new part with the same part number
must be installed if installation becomes necessary. Do not use a
replacement 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.
NOTE: Have an assistant press the brake pedal to keep the axle from
rotating.
CAUTION: Do not allow the caliper to hang from the brake hose or
damage to the hose can result.
8. Remove the bolt and detach the harness from the retainers.
? To install, tighten the bolt to 15 N.M (11 lb-ft).
Fig. 4: Locating Harness Retainers
Courtesy of FORD MOTOR CO.
9. Remove the 4 wheel bearing and hub assembly bolts, the wheel bearing assembly and the
wheel speed sensor as an assembly.
? Route the sensor wiring through the access hole in the brake shield.
? Discard the bolts.
? To install, tighten to 185 N.M (136 lb-ft).
10. If necessary, remove the wheel speed sensor bolt and the wheel speed sensor from the wheel
bearing and hub assembly.
? To install, tighten to 18 N.M (13 lb-ft).
11. To install, reverse the removal procedure.


Merlin2021
Dec 30, 2010.
Thanks, that was well worth the donation.

Peter
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Tiny
Haviland
Dec 30, 2010.
Your welcome Peter!


Merlin2021
Dec 30, 2010.

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