Yes it is pressed, here's how: Removal (Esteem) Remove steering knuckle. See STEERING KNUCKLE . Remove outer seal, snap ring, outer bearing and inner seal, in that order. See Fig. 14 . Using a press, Bearing Remover/Installer (09924- 74510) and Attachment (09944-68510), remove bearing assembly. Press bearing outward from inner seal side. Installation 1. Before installation, apply lithium grease to bearings, races and seals. Using Bearing & Seal Remover/Installer (09951-16090), Bearing Installer Handle (09924-74510) and Bearing Installer Support (09944-66010), press bearing assembly into knuckle bore from outer side. Fig. 14: Installing Wheel Bearing Into Steering Knuckle (Esteem) Courtesy of SUZUKI OF AMERICA CORP. 2. Install outer snap ring. Using Bearing/Seal Installer (09944-66010), install outer seal until seal is bottomed against snap ring. Using Bearing Installer Support (09944-66010), press inner seal into knuckle until seal is flush with knuckle surface. To complete installation, reverse steering knuckle removal procedure. NOTE: Always replace inner and outer wheel bearings as a set.
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