GM Corvette 1984-1996 Repair Guide

Front Hub and Bearing

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable, then raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  3. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  5. Remove the caliper and support it aside, then remove the rotor.
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  7. If equipped, disengage the ABS speed sensor electrical connector, then remove the ABS speed sensor cable bracket.
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  9. Remove the wheel hub/bearing/speed sensor assembly.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Front wheel hub and bearing/speed sensor mounting-1996 vehicle shown

To install:
  1. Install the hub/bearing/speed sensor assembly onto the vehicle. Make sure the speed sensor cable connection is facing rearward.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the assembly mounting nuts to 46 ft. lbs. (62 Nm).
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  5. If equipped, engage the ABS electrical connector and install the cable bracket.
  6.  
  7. Install the brake rotor and caliper.
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  9. Install the tire and wheel assembly, then lower the vehicle.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable. The bearings do not require adjustment.
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