The wheel bearings are not adjustable. If a wheel bearing is out of specification, it must be replaced. Using a dial indicator, check for looseness. If it exceeds 0.005 in. (0.127mm) on drum or disc brakes the bearing wear is excessive and the hub and bearing should be replaced.
Removal & Installation
The rear wheel bearing/hub is integrated into one unit. The unit is non-serviceable. If the hub or bearing is damaged, the complete hub and bearing unit must be replaced.
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Install or connect the following:
Parking brake lever bracket and actuator
- A 4-wheel alignment is recommended after any steering/suspension repairs have been performed.