Tires and Wheels problem
2002 Kia Spectra 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 70,000 miles
I am trying to replace the stud bolts of my right front tire Hub assembly, and I can not get the Hub assembly to come free from the vehicle. I have tried using the propper tool to remove the hub with a slide hammer as I have researched to do, but the hub assembly will not come free. I have removed the center nut but feell as though I am missing a fundamental step in the process particular to this vehicle. Otherwise there is a more fundamental problem in the mechanics of the part. Which place do you believe the problem lies: Have I missed a step in the parts removal and what step would that be, or is the part in some way jammed inside its mount and will not come free?
With anticipation for a result,
Scott M. DeBruycker
Monday, March 10th, 2008 AT 1:19 PM