Aveo 2004-2005

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



The wheel bearing assembly cannot be adjusted. If runout is excessive, the wheel bearing must be replaced.

Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the wheel bearing retainer clip.
  2.  
  3. Insert the threaded rod  through the bearing.
    NOTE
    Ensure the raised portion of the spacers fit inside the inner bearing race.

  4.  
  5. Position the CH-47914-2 large spacer and the CH-47914-3 small spacer on the rod.
  6.  
  7. Position the 2 flat washers and the 2 nuts on the rod.
  8.  
  9. Tighten the nuts in order to position the spacers on the bearing.
  10.  
  11. Ensure the majority of the rod protrudes from the outboard side of the drum.
  12.  
  13. Apply a light coat of J 23444-A on the rod.
    WARNING
    Important: Position the thrust bearing between the receiver and the flat washer.

  14.  
  15. Position the receiver and the thrust bearing on the rod.
  16.  
  17. Position the flat washer and the nut  on the rod.
  18.  
  19. Tighten the nut.
  20.  
  21. Remove the bearing from the brake drum.
  22.  
  23. Remove the bearing from the CH-47914.
  24.  

To install:

  1. Place the rear wheel bearing on the rod.
    CAUTION
    Ensure the raised portion of the spacers fit inside the inner bearing race.

  2.  
  3. Position the CH-47914-2 large spacer and the CH-47914-3 small spacer on the rod.
  4.  
  5. Position the 2 flat washers and the 2 nuts (1, 4) on the rod.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the nuts in order to position the spacers on the bearing.
  8.  
  9. Ensure the large spacer is near the end of the rod.
  10.  
  11. Insert the rod into the rear brake drum. Ensure the large spacer is on the outboard side of the rod.
  12.  
  13. Apply a light coat of J 23444-A on the rod.
    NOTE
    Position the thrust bearing (5) between the receiver (2) and the flat washer (3).

  14.  
  15. Position the receiver and the thrust bearing on the rod.
  16.  
  17. Position the flat washer and the nut (4) on the rod.
    NOTE
    Ensure the wheel bearing is properly seated into the drum. Do not use power tools on the nut. Pressing the bearing does not require much force.

  18.  
  19. Tighten the nut in order to press the wheel bearing into the drum.
  20.  
  21. Remove the CH-47914.
  22.  
  23. Install the wheel bearing retainer clip.
  24.  

  1. Remove the wheel bearing retainer clip.
  2.  
  3. Insert the threaded rod  through the bearing.
    NOTE
    Ensure the raised portion of the spacers fit inside the inner bearing race.

  4.  
  5. Position the CH-47914-2 large spacer and the CH-47914-3 small spacer on the rod.
  6.  
  7. Position the 2 flat washers and the 2 nuts on the rod.
  8.  
  9. Tighten the nuts in order to position the spacers on the bearing.
  10.  
  11. Ensure the majority of the rod protrudes from the outboard side of the drum.
  12.  
  13. Apply a light coat of J 23444-A on the rod.
    WARNING
    Important: Position the thrust bearing between the receiver and the flat washer.

  14.  
  15. Position the receiver and the thrust bearing on the rod.
  16.  
  17. Position the flat washer and the nut  on the rod.
  18.  
  19. Tighten the nut.
  20.  
  21. Remove the bearing from the brake drum.
  22.  
  23. Remove the bearing from the CH-47914.
  24.  

To install:

  1. Place the rear wheel bearing on the rod.
    CAUTION
    Ensure the raised portion of the spacers fit inside the inner bearing race.

  2.  
  3. Position the CH-47914-2 large spacer and the CH-47914-3 small spacer on the rod.
  4.  
  5. Position the 2 flat washers and the 2 nuts (1, 4) on the rod.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the nuts in order to position the spacers on the bearing.
  8.  
  9. Ensure the large spacer is near the end of the rod.
  10.  
  11. Insert the rod into the rear brake drum. Ensure the large spacer is on the outboard side of the rod.
  12.  
  13. Apply a light coat of J 23444-A on the rod.
    NOTE
    Position the thrust bearing (5) between the receiver (2) and the flat washer (3).

  14.  
  15. Position the receiver and the thrust bearing on the rod.
  16.  
  17. Position the flat washer and the nut (4) on the rod.
    NOTE
    Ensure the wheel bearing is properly seated into the drum. Do not use power tools on the nut. Pressing the bearing does not require much force.

  18.  
  19. Tighten the nut in order to press the wheel bearing into the drum.
  20.  
  21. Remove the CH-47914.
  22.  
  23. Install the wheel bearing retainer clip.
  24.  

 
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