Monday, March 5, 2012

Front Wheel Bearings Replacing on Acura?

Wheel Bearings

The details are as follows :----


The wheel bearings are sealed units and are not adjustable.

Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
    Brake hose mounting bolt
    Brake caliper
    Wheel speed sensor
    Spindle nut
    Brake rotor
    Outer tie rod end
    Lower ball joint
    Steering knuckle
  3. Press the hub out of the wheel bearing.

    Splash guard
    Snapring and press the wheel bearing out of the steering knuckle
  4. If necessary, press the inner bearing race off of the hub. 

    Fig. Press the wheel bearing out of the knuckle

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    Fig. Press the wheel bearing inner race from the hub
To install:
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Fig. Press the wheel bearing into the knuckle

Fig. Front wheel bearing assembly, spindle nut torque shown is for 2001-02, on 2003-06 torque is 210 ft. lbs. (285 Nm)

Use a new ball joint nut, split pin, snapring and spindle nut for assembly.

  1. Press the bearing into the steering knuckle and install the snapring.
  2. Install the splash guard.
  3. Press the hub into the bearing.
  4. Install or connect the following:

    Steering knuckle. Tighten the ball joint nut to 43-51 ft. lbs. (59-69 Nm) and the damper flange bolts to 116 ft. lbs. (157 Nm).
    Outer tie rod end. Tighten the nut to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
    Brake caliper and rotor
    Brake hose
    Spindle nut. Tighten the nut to 181 ft. lbs. (245 Nm) on 2001-02 models. On 2003-06 models, torque to 210 ft. lbs. (285 Nm).
    Front wheel
  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.

This details will help.

1 comment:

  1. A great article, many thanks for taking the trouble to put it together.

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