Chrysler Concorde/Intrepid/LHS/New Yorker/Vision 1993-1997

Wheel Lug Studs

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REPLACEMENT



See Figures 1, 2 and 3



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Fig. Fig. 1: The two guide pins bolts are in the back of the caliper as shown



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Fig. Fig. 2: Pull the rotor off of the knuckle, be careful not to drop it on your foot



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Fig. Fig. 3: Using a special tool, clamp down on the nut and stud as shown

Special tools are required to replace the wheel mounting studs. The hub and bearing does not require removal from the knuckle.


WARNING
Do NOT hammer the studs out of the hub flange, this may damage the hub and bearing assembly.

  1. Loosen the lug nuts on the wheel that requires work.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the wheel assembly.
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  7. Remove the 2 guide pin bolts mounting the caliper assembly to the steering knuckle. Remove the caliper from the steering knuckle.
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  9. Remove the rotor from the hub by pulling it straight off the wheel mounting studs.
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  11. Install a lug nut on the wheel stud to be removed. Make sure the threads on the stud are even with the end of the lug nut.
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  13. Install special tool C-4150 or equivalent on the hub and bearing assembly flange and wheel stud.
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  15. Tighten the special tool down, this will push the wheel stud out of the hub and bearing assembly. When the shoulder of the wheel stud is past the flange, remove the tool.
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  17. Remove the lug nut from the stud, then remove the stud from the flange.
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To install:
  1. Install the wheel stud into the hub and bearing assembly. Install the washers on the wheel stud, then install a lug nut on the stud with the flat side of the nut against the washers.
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  3. Tighten the lug nut, pulling on the stud into the flange of the hub assembly. When the head of the stud is fully seated against the flange, remove the lug nut and washers from the stud.
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  5. Install the rotor on the hub and bearing assembly.
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  7. Install the caliper back over the disc and align it with the caliper mounting holes on the steering knuckle.
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  9. Install the caliper-to-knuckle guide pin bolts and tighten to 168 inch lbs. (19 Nm).
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  11. Install the wheel, then hand-tighten the lug nuts onto the vehicle.
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  13. Lower the vehicle, and tighten the lug nuts to 95-100 ft. lbs. (129-135 Nm).
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