H3 2006

Wheel Hubs & Bearings

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Removal & Installation



Special tools required:



J 8092: Universal Driver Handle- 3 / 4 inch-10
 
J 21128: Axle Pinion Oil Seal Installer (8.6 inch)
 
J 23690: Axle Shaft Bearing Installer (8.6 inch)
 
J 2619-01: Slide Hammer
 
J 45857: Tone Wheel and/or Bearing Remover
 

  1. Raise the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  5. Remove the rear axle housing cover.
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  7. Remove the axle shaft.
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  9. Remove the axle shaft seal and the bearing from the axle housing using the J 45857 and the J 2619-01.

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    Fig. Remove the axle shaft seal and the bearing from the axle housing using the J 45857 (1) and the J 2619-01 (2)

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  11. To remove the seal only, use a suitable seal remover.
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To install:

  1. Install the axle shaft bearing using the J 23690 and the J 8092.

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    Fig. Install the axle shaft bearing using the J 23690 (1) and the J 8092 (2)

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  3. Drive the axle shaft bearing into the axle housing until the tool bottoms against the tube.
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  5. Install the axle shaft seal using the J 21128.

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    Fig. Install the axle shaft seal using the J 21128

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  7. Drive the tool into the bore until the axle shaft seal bottoms flush with the tube.
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  9. Install the axle shaft.
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  11. Install the rear axle housing cover.
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  13. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
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  15. Fill the rear axle.
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  17. Lower the vehicle.
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