Wheel Bearings

Tiny
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  • 2002 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 160,000 MILES
Do you have to buy the hub assembly when wheel bearings go bad or just the wheel bearings themselves? I have a 02 chevy trailblazer.
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Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 AT 7:47 PM

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Tiny
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I need to know if your asking about the front or rear one.
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Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 AT 8:00 PM
Tiny
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Front Passenger Side
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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 AT 5:14 PM
Tiny
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It's a hub assembley here are the direction's on how to change it.
Front Wheel Hub, Bearing, and Seal Replacement

Removal Procedure

1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
2. Remove the tire and wheel.
3. Remove the brake rotor.

4. Remove the ABS sensor mounting bolt from the wheel hub and bearing.
5. Remove the ABS sensor from the wheel hub and bearing.

6. Remove the wheel hub and bearing to the steering knuckle mounting bolts.

7. Remove the wheel hub and bearing from the steering knuckle.
8. Remove the splash shield from the steering knuckle.

Installation Procedure

1. Install the splash shield to the steering knuckle. Align the splash shield to the steering knuckle threaded holes.
2. Install the wheel hub and bearing to the steering knuckle. Align the threaded holes.

Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.

3. Install the wheel hub and bearing to the steering knuckle mounting bolts. Tighten the wheel hub and bearing mounting bolts to 105 Nm (77 ft. Lbs.).

4. Install the ABS sensor to the wheel hub and bearing.
5. Install the ABS sensor mounting bolt to the wheel hub and bearing. Tighten the ABS sensor to the wheel hub and bearing mounting bolt to 18 Nm (13 ft. Lbs.).
6. Install the brake rotor.
7. Install the tire and wheel.
8. Lower the Vehicle.
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Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 AT 2:55 AM

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