WHAT TOOLS WILL I NEED TO REPLACE THE WHEEL ...

  • Tiny
  • Doug the Wireguy
  • 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada
  • 180,000 miles

What tools will I need to replace the wheel bearings on a 1996 Olds Bravada (front)?

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012 AT 11:41 PM

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  • Tiny
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Here is the directions. As long as you go easy and put a towl or something over the boots you will do okay - you just have to be careful. Also my suggestion is your wire the axle behind the hub to the transmission side of the shaft. I have had the axle expand - at number 20 in your figure and you can't get it back together without either removing that boot or replacing the axle.

You may need a puller to pull the hub off depending on how it is stuck on the shaft. AutoZone does a tool loan program.

Good luck

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