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CHEVY FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS

1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
1998 Chevy Cavalier 4 cyl Automatic

how do I replace the front wheel bearings
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Kevinwendtt
October 13, 2008.




Hello, hope this helps.

FRONT HUB/BEARING

REMOVAL PROCEDURE
Tools Required:
J 28733-B Front Hub Spindle Remover

Remove the drive axle.
Remove brake caliper bolts and support caliper.
Remove the rotor.


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Remove the bolts (1) from the hub and bearing assembly (3).


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Remove the hub and bearing assembly (1) from the steering knuckle (2).
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE


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1. Install the hub and bearing assembly (1) into the steering knuckle (2). NOTICE: Always use the correct fastener in the proper location. When you replace a fastener, use ONLY the exact part number for that application. The manufacturer will call out those fasteners that require a replacement after removal. The manufacturer will also call out the fasteners that require thread lockers or thread sealant. UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, do not use supplemental coatings (paints, greases, or other corrosion inhibitors) on threaded fasteners or fastener joint interfaces. Generally, such coatings adversely affect the fastener torque and joint clamping force, and may damage the fastener. When you install fasteners, use the correct tightening sequence and specifications. Following these instructions can help you avoid damage to parts and systems.


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2. Install the hub and bearing bolts (1) and washers (2). Tighten Tighten the bolts to 95 Nm (70 ft. lbs.) .
3. Install the rotor.
4. Install the brake caliper and bolts..
5. Install the drive axle..
6. Check the front wheel alignment.

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ImpalaSS
Oct 13, 2008.


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