1. Raise and support vehicle. Remove wheel. Remove caliper retainer and anti-rattle springs (if equipped). Remove brake caliper, and support it aside. Remove inboard brake pad (if necessary). Remove grease cap, cotter pin, nut, washer and outer wheel bearing.
2. Carefully slide rotor from steering knuckle. Remove oil seal and inner bearing.
DO NOT allow inner bearing and seal to contact spindle threads during removal. Damage to threads, bearing and seal could result.
Clean and inspect bearings. Pack or replace bearings as required. Install the inner bearing and oil seal. Carefully install rotor and outer bearing, washer, and nut. Adjust wheel bearings. To install remaining components, reverse removal procedure.
WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTMENT
1. Tighten wheel bearing adjusting nut to 30-40 ft. Lbs. (41-54 N.M) while rotating wheel. Stop rotation, and back off adjusting nut to release all preload. Retighten nut finger tight.
2. Ensure bearing end play is.0001-.0030" (.003-.076 mm). Install nut lock and cotter pin. Coat grease cap lightly with grease, and install cap.
Monday, August 20th, 2012 AT 6:13 PM