The rear hub/bearing assembly is a sealed assembly, which requires no periodic maintenance and cannot be serviced. If the hub/bearing assembly becomes worn or damaged, the entire unit must be replaced.
Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Remove the access hole plug from the brake backing plate and install a support for the backing plate
ABS electrical connector, if equipped
Install or connect the following:
Hub and torque the new nuts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) plus 30 degrees
Remove the support from the backing plate.
Access hole plug on the backing plate
All Saturn wheel bearing assemblies are an integral component of the wheel hub assembly. They are sealed at the factory and do not require any form of periodic lubrication.