Isuzu Axiom 2002-05

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and pads
     
    Hub dust cap
     
    Snapring and shim
     
    Hub flange
     
    Lockscrew and washer
     

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  5. Tighten the hub nut to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm) to seat the bearings and then fully loosen the nut.
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  7. Tighten the hub nut to achieve a bearing preload of 2.6-4.0 lbs. (1.2-1.8 Kg) for used bearings. If the bearings were replaced, set the preload to 4.4-5.5 lbs. (2.0-2.5 Kg).
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  9. Install or connect the following:

    Lockwasher and screw
     
    Hub flange
     
    Shim and snapring
     
    Hub dust cap. Tighten the bolts to 43 ft. lbs. (59 Nm).
     
    Brake caliper and pads
     
    Front wheel
     

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and support
     
    Hub dust cap
     
    Snapring and shim
     
    Hub flange
     
    Lockscrew and washer
     
    Hub nut
     
    Brake rotor and hub assembly
     
    Wheel speed sensor ring
     
    Outer bearing
     
    Grease seal
     
    Inner bearing
     

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To install:

  1. Clean and inspect the bearings. Replace if necessary.
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  3. Apply clean wheel bearing grease to the inner and outer bearings.
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  5. Apply grease in the hub.
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  7. Install the wheel bearings into the hub along with a new grease seal.
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  9. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel speed sensor ring. Tighten the bolts to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
     
    Brake rotor and hub assembly
     
    Hub nut. Set the bearing preload.
     
    Lockscrew and washer
     
    Hub flange
     
    Snapring and shim
     
    Hub dust cap
     
    Brake caliper and support. Tighten the support bolts to 115 ft. lbs. (155 Nm).
     
    Front wheel
     

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