HOW TO GET A STUCK WHEEL BEARING OFF OF A 1991 CHEVY VAN 1 TON 5.7 L

  • Tiny
  • propainter
  • 1991 Chevrolet Van
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 165,000 miles

Ive tried prying it off lubricant it wont move

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 3:22 PM

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  • saturntech9
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Is this the front or rear?Also intregal hub assembly or bearing by itself?

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 5:52 PM
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Its the front outer I cant get the rotor off because the bearing is stuck and will not move I even tried heating with a torch

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 6:13 PM
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So did the bearing size up from allowing the wheel from spining?Did you get the flat washer off yet?

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 7:57 PM
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Flat washer is off the wheel still spins I need to change bearings but I think it got so hot the bearing welded itself to the spindle I need to get the bearing out so I can remove rotor to change bearings

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 8:09 PM
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Can I use a chizzel to try and break the bearing out

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 8:12 PM
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If you chisel it off just becareful not to damage the spindle or you will have to change that also.

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 8:46 PM
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Any other suggestions

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 AT 9:14 PM
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Sounds like you dont have many choices let did you try shattering the bearing with a chisel?

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Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 AT 3:29 AM

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