Step 6 - Reinstall wheel bearing Wheel bearing hub is installed the same way it was removed. Tech Note 3: Rotor Mounting Differences This new Front Wheel Hub fits 1995-1997 F-250 and single rear wheel 1995-1997 F-350 4x4 trucks. Dont let it hang on the pipe it is connected to. Connect a spring scale to the wheel stud. When replacing the part, tighten it using a socket and ratchet in a clockwise direction. Tighten the bolts to 27 ft. To service the wheel bearings, you'll need to repack the bearings and replace the grease seal.
There are a number of different indicators that are easy to notice to find out if you need a new hub. This article applies to the F-150 2004-2014. On the piece of shaft now visible and then you can pull off the hub flange. This article applies to the Ford. Repeat till the correct measurement is achieved. Inspect the bearings for these improper wear conditions, and for: A. The front driving axle consists of two independent axle arms.
Under the axle beam, place the jack stands on both sides of the truck. If lateral runout exceeds 0. By - October 20, 2014 The wheel barrel is one of the most important parts of your Ford F-250 or F-350 Super Duty since it helps the wheel to rotate while you drive. Tighten hub nut to 75-88 Nm 55-65 lb-ft. Push-on sheet metal drum retainer nuts may be discarded. If not remove the top balljoint as well.
New wheel bearing Figure 12. It may be time to replace the actuators. The rear differential is located. Finish removing them when it is suspended. Remove the screw on the lock washer and then the washer itself.
Some additional grease should be used to coat the bearing cups and wheel seal lip, plus the area in the hub between the bearings should have some extra grease to provide additional bearing lubrication, but do not completely fill the space between the bearings with grease. Also See: Wheel Hub Kit with Hub, Bearings, Seal, Studs Wheel Hub and Rotor Kit with Hub, Bearings, Seal, Studs Need More Info? Take off the wheels and place the lug nuts and wheels in a safe place. Step 7 - Tighten the socket Before replacing the original holding bolt, unlock the wire on the brake caliper sliding it over the disc brake rotor. Use the floor jack to lift the car up and remove the jack stands before lowering the truck. The wheel barrel is one of the most important parts of your Ford. Never mix new and old bearing components.
Ball joint removal tool may be needed to free the ball joint. Use the handy Links below to access over 40 years of Dan's product and vehicle specific Tech Notes to easily get the information you need for your vehicle's repair, maintenance, or upgrade project! Step 3 - Remove the brake caliper and brake rotor On the back side of the caliper, you will see the bracket bolts, remove it with a socket and ratchet in a clockwise direction. Remove 6 bolts on the cap then the cap itself. Certain Products, such as Warn® Hubs may be covered by additional manufacturer's warranties. Step 4 - Pop off wheel bearing cap Remove the cover and take the 13mm nut off by holding the shaft. The hub assembly with rotor will now pull off the shaft. The caliper may be difficult to remove if the rotor has a ridge on its outer edge due to wear.
Rotaterear hub occasionally while tightening. When wheel hub fails, that whole wheel fails. The rear differential is located. Their life expectancy, based on metal fatigue, can usually be calculated if general operating conditions are known. Install and tighten axle shaft retaining bolts only until they seat. Step 5 - Grease new bearings Use a small amount of axle grease and smooth it over the new inner and outer wheel bearing.
Reinstall the 13mm wheel bearing center nut and bearing cap. Pay attention to the next step to avoid stretching the rubber brake line attached to the caliper and use a piece of wire and range the caliper onto the spring in the wheel. It bolts onto the hub carrier aka knuckle with 2 bolts from the vehicle side of the carrier so you cant see them without sticking your head into the wheel arch. When they start to go, you'll notice clunks in the wheel well while cornering and steering problems. Remove all scratches, gouges or galling damage with No. If axle lube begins to seep out, retighten filler plug.