To replace a wheel bearing, first make sure the car is on a flat surface. Secure the wheels that are not being repaired with wheel chocks. Raise the car with a jack, and then loosen the lug nuts of the wheel that needs r... More »

Remove the front wheel, the brake caliper, brake anchor and brake rotor. Remove the spindle nut and the fasteners that support the bearing assembly to the steering knuckle. Remove the bearing assembly and replace with a ... More »

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The torque specifications for a front-axle wheel bearing varies according to the type of vehicle it applies to, however it ranges on average between 15 and 20 ft-lbs. Most of the torque is directed to the axle nut, which... More »

A wheel hub supports the lugs of the car and houses the wheel bearing. It keeps the wheel spinning freely while keeping it attached to the vehicle. More »

If the front end of a car makes a squeaking noise when the wheel is turned, this indicates a problem with the wheel bearing, suspension or the power steering system. The first thing to check is the power steering fluid. ... More »

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A hub bearing assembly in a rear- or four-wheel drive vehicle connects the axle shaft, wheel and brake rotors to the chassis of the vehicle. Typically, the axle shaft runs through the center of the assembly, which consis... More »

To remove a wheel bearing, first remove the wheel, the brake and the hub. This opens up access to the wheel bearings and the race that they are set into. Removing a wheel bearing is time-consuming, but necessary if the w... More »

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