ES300 1992-1997

Wheel Hubs & Bearings

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the rear tire and wheel assembly.
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  5. If equipped with rear disc brakes, remove the caliper mounting bolts. Leave the brake line connected and suspend the assembly out of the way.
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  7. Remove the brake rotor or drum.

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    Fig. Rear axle hub components-1993 models shown, other models similar

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  9. Remove the four bolts and pull off the rear axle hub. Remove the O-ring.
    NOTE
    If it is necessary to replace the hub or bearing, replace the components as an assembly.



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    Fig. Remove the four bolts and pull off the rear axle hub

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To install:

  1. Position the hub on the carrier and torque the bolts to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
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  3. Install the rotor or drum.
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  5. If equipped with rear disc brakes, install the caliper and torque the bolts to 34 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
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  7. Install the wheel.
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  9. Lower the vehicle to the ground.
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  11. Road test the vehicle for proper operation.
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