Wheel bearings cannot be adjusted and must be replaced as a unit and never be reused once removed.
Removal & Installation
The wheel bearings are only removed if they are worn. They cannot be removed without destroying them (due to side thrust created by the bearing puller). They cannot be disassembled, repacked or adjusted.
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
CAUTIONTo avoid damaging the dust sleeve, use special tool tools 33-2-160 to drive out and draw in the drive flange after removing the brake disk. Rounded inside edge of special tool must point to drive flange.
Negative battery cable
Front brake disc
Install or connect the following:
Wheel bearing with the wider chamfer facing the swivel bearing to the drive flange with special tools 31-2-113, 33-4-266, 33-3-266 and 33-4-266/261