I have a 2002 Ford Explorer and the wheel hub.

Tiny
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I have a 2002 ford explorer and the wheel hub with the studs have now broke 4 times do you have any ideas

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 AT 11:30 PM

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Tiny
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What broke, the hub or the studs? If the studs broke, someone isn't using a click-type torque wrench. Over-tightening the nuts will also distort the mating friction surfaces on the wheels. That can lead to repeated stud breakage.

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Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 AT 12:45 AM

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