All models use metric wheel nuts and studs. The nut will have the word ""metric" stamped on the face and the stud will have the letter ""M" into the threaded end.
The thread size of the metric wheel nuts and wheel studs are M12 X 1.5, this signifies:
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
- Remove the wheel, brake caliper, bracket and rotor. Do not allow the brake caliper to hang by the brake hose. For more information, refer to of this guide.
- If using the factory recommended wheel stud removal tool or its exact equivalent, cut about 1 / 2 in. (13mm) off of the outer end of the stud to accommodate the opening of the stud remover.
- Position the stud at the 6 o'clock position. Use tool J 6627-A or equivalent to extract the stud from the hub. Do not hammer on the studs to remove, as this could damage the bearing.
- Clean the hub and place the replacement stud in the hub.
- Add enough washers to draw the stud into the hub.
- Install the lug nut flat side to the washers and tighten until the stud head seats in the hub flange.
- Remove the nut and washers.
- Repeat for other studs as required.
- Install the brake parts and wheel. Tighten the lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (140 Nm).
- Lower the vehicle and recheck the wheel nut torque.