Jaguar 2000-06

Wheel Bearings 2

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise front of vehicle and support on stands.
  2.  
  3. Remove appropriate road wheel.
  4.  
  5. Using wire or string, secure brake caliper to road spring to take weight off brake hose.
  6.  
  7. Raise vehicle sufficient to provide access for special tool 204-111.

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    Fig. Install special tool 204-111 in road spring-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  9. Install special tool 204-111 in road spring.
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  11. Slacken tool adjuster to suit spring length.
  12.  
  13. Install adaptor and thrust collar.

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    Fig. Position stem of tool in center of spring passing dowel through slot in suspension turret-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  15. Position stem of tool in center of spring passing dowel through slot in suspension turret.
    NOTE
    When turning tool adjuster, ensure that tool stem does not rotate and disturb position of dowel in suspension turret.

  16.  
  17. Engage dowel of special tool 204-111 in suspension turret and rotate to position across slot.
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  19. Lower vehicle onto stands.
  20.  
  21. Rotate tool adjuster to tension spring.
  22.  
  23. Remove wheel speed sensor securing screw and withdraw sensor from vertical link.
  24.  
  25. Remove nut securing tie rod outer ball joint to steering arm.
  26.  
  27. Release ball joint from vertical link.

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    Fig. Install special tool 211-098 on tie rod outer ball joint-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

  28.  
  29. Install special tool 211-098 on tie rod outer ball joint.
  30.  
  31. Tighten tool bolt to release taper pin from vertical link.
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  33. Remove special tool from ball joint and position tie rod for access.
  34.  
  35. Remove nut securing upper control arm ball joint to vertical link.
    WARNING
    Do not use special tool 211-098 in the following procedure as this will damage the ball joint boot.

  36.  
  37. Release upper control arm ball joint from vertical link/hub assembly.

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    Fig. Install special tool 204-192 on ball joint-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  39. Install special tool 204-192 on ball joint.
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  41. Tighten tool bolt to release ball joint taper pin from vertical link.
  42.  
  43. Raise upper control arm to release ball joint pin from vertical link.
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  45. Remove nut securing lower control arm ball joint to vertical link.

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    Fig. Secure vertical link to road spring using strong wire-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

  46.  
  47. To prevent damage to lower ball joint, secure vertical link to road spring using strong wire.
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  49. Do not use special tool 211-098 in the following procedure as this will damage the ball joint boot.
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  51. Release lower control arm ball joint from vertical link/hub assembly.
  52.  
  53. Install special tool 204-293 on ball joint.
  54.  
  55. Tighten tool bolt to release ball joint taper pin from vertical link.
  56.  
  57. Remove special tool 204-293 from ball joint.
  58.  
  59. Remove brake disc shield from vertical link.

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    Fig. Using special tool, secure vertical link and hub assembly in a vise-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  61. Using special tool, secure vertical link and hub assembly in a vise.
  62.  
  63. Secure special tool in a vise.
  64.  
  65. Position hub in tool.
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  67. Install wheel nuts.

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    Fig. Remove rotor nut spring-clip-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  69. Remove rotor nut spring-clip.

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    Fig. Using special tool 206-066A remove rotor nut-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  71. Using special tool 206-066A remove rotor nut.
  72.  
  73. Remove vertical link and hub assembly from special tool.
  74.  
  75. Using a hydraulic press, remove hub from vertical link.

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    Fig. Place special tool 204-194 on press bed-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  77. Place special tool 204-194 on press bed.
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  79. Position vertical link and hub assembly into tool collets.
  80.  
  81. Ensure one of the disc shield screw-bosses is in the center of one of the tool collets.
  82.  
  83. Position special tool 204-193 on top of hub.
  84.  
  85. Operate press to remove hub from vertical link.
  86.  
  87. Using special pliers, remove and discard inboard circlip from the vertical link.
  88.  
  89. Using special pliers, remove and discard outboard circlip from the vertical link.
  90.  
  91. Ensure the vertical link is level, and the supports are situated as near to the bearing bore as possible.
  92.  
  93. Using a hydraulic press, remove wheel bearing from vertical link.
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  95. Position the vertical link so that inboard side of the bearing bore is resting on suitable supports on the press-bed.

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    Fig. Position special tool 204-197 on top of bearing-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  97. Position special tool 204-197 on top of bearing.
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  99. Operate press to remove bearing from vertical link, discard bearing.
  100.  
  101. Clean relevant parts.
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To install:


NOTE
The gap between the ears of the circlip must be positioned so that it is in the lowest position of the bore when the vertical link is installed on the vehicle.

  1. Install outboard circlip in vertical link.
  2.  
  3. Using a hydraulic press, install bearing in the vertical link.
  4.  
  5. Position vertical link on the press bed with outboard side of the vertical link face down.
  6.  
  7. Position bearing on vertical link.
  8.  
  9. Position special tool on top of wheel bearing.
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  11. Operate press to install bearing, applying a three-ton load to ensure that the bearing is fully seated.

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    Fig. To prevent damage to the integral wheel-bearing seal, select circlip pliers ends that do not protrude through the circlip ears-2002-03 XJ Range and 2002-06 XK Range

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  13. To prevent damage to the integral wheel-bearing seal, select circlip pliers ends that do not protrude through the circlip ears.
  14.  
  15. The gap between the ears of the circlip must be positioned so that it is in the lowest position of the bore, when the vertical link is installed on the vehicle.
  16.  
  17. Install inboard circlip in vertical link.
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  19. Position special tool on press bed.
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  21. Position the vertical link on the tool, with the inboard-side face down.
  22.  
  23. Position hub on bearing.
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  25. Position a flat steel plate across the face of the hub, DO NOT place plate across wheel studs.
  26.  
  27. Operate press to install the hub, applying a three-ton load to ensure hub is fully seated in bearing.
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  29. Using special tool, secure vertical link and hub assembly in a vise.
  30.  
  31. Secure special tool in a vise.
  32.  
  33. Position hub in tool.
  34.  
  35. Install wheel nuts.
  36.  
  37. Install rotor nut on hub. Using special tool tighten rotor nut. Do not loosen the rotor nut to engage the spring clip. If the castellated slots of the rotor nut are not aligned, tighten the rotor nut further until the spring clip engages the slots.
  38.  
  39. Install disc shield.
  40.  
  41. Position disc shield on vertical link.
  42.  
  43. Install bolts.
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  45. Clean all suspension to vertical link/hub assembly mating surfaces.
  46.  
  47. Position vertical link/hub assembly on upper ball joint taper pin.
  48.  
  49. Position vertical link/hub assembly on lower ball joint taper pin, install securing nut and tighten to 44-59 ft. lbs. (60-80Nm).
  50.  
  51. Install nut securing upper ball joint to vertical link and tighten to 44-59 ft. lbs. (60-80Nm).
  52.  
  53. Position tie rod ball joint taper pin on steering arm and install and tighten securing nut to 53-63 ft. lbs. (71-85Nm).
  54.  
  55. Install wheel speed sensor.
  56.  
  57. Position wheel speed sensor on vertical link.
  58.  
  59. Install sensor securing bolt and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10Nm).
  60.  
  61. Remove wire temporarily securing vertical link to road spring.
  62.  
  63. Install brake disc.
  64.  
  65. Release tension on road spring.
  66.  
  67. Rotate adjuster of special tool 204-111 to release spring tension.
  68.  
  69. Remove special tool and adaptor from spring.
  70.  
  71. Install road wheel.
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  73. Raise front of vehicle, remove stands and lower vehicle.
  74.  
  75. Carry out steering geometry and wheel alignment checks and if necessary adjust.
  76.  

From VIN G00442
  1. Remove the brake disc.
  2.  
  3. Remove and discard the retaining clip. Detach the ABS sensor.
  4.  
  5. Remove and discard the O-ring seal.
  6.  
  7. Remove the wheel hub and bearing retaining bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the wheel hub and bearing.

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    Fig. Front hub/bearing assembly-S-Type

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  11. Prior to applying sealer, clean the ABS sensor sealing surface and the ABS sensor aperture sealing surface.
  12.  
  13. Install a new O-ring seal.
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  15. Apply a 2.5mm bead of Loctite Ultra Blue 587 Silicone (RTV) sealer to the ABS sensor sealing surface.
  16.  
  17. Install a new ABS sensor retaining clip.
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  19. Install the hub/bearing assembly. Tighten to 90 Nm.
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Adjustment



The front wheel bearings are sealed and no adjustment is necessary or possible. If the bearings are found to be loose or noisy, they must be replaced.

The front wheel bearings are sealed and no adjustment is necessary or possible. If the bearings are found to be loose or noisy, they must be replaced.

 
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