LaCrosse 2006-2007

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



No adjustment is possible.

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the tire and wheel.
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  5. Disconnect the wheel speed sensor electrical connector, if equipped.
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  7. Remove the wheel speed sensor electrical connector from the bracket, if equipped.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front halfshaft nut. Insert a drift or flat-bladed tool into the caliper and rotor to prevent from turning.
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  11. Remove the brake rotor.

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    Fig. Front hub removal

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  13. Use 3 wheel nuts in order to attach a puller to the wheel bearing/hub.
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  15. Use the puller to push the halfshaft out of the wheel bearing/hub.
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  17. Remove and DISCARD the wheel bearing/hub bolts. Remove the puller from the hub.
    NOTE
    Ensure that the halfshaft outer seal/boot is not damaged.

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  19. Remove the wheel bearing/hub and splash shield-noting the position of the shield for re-installation.
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To install:

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Fig. Front hub installation

  1. If necessary, remove the shipping bracket from the wheel bearing/hub.
  2.  
  3. Install the wheel bearing/hub with the splash shield as noted during removal.
    CAUTION
    These fasteners MUST be replaced with new fasteners anytime they become loose or are removed. Failure to replace these fasteners after they become loose or are removed may cause loss of vehicle control and personal injury.

  4.  
  5. Install NEW wheel bearing/hub bolts. Tighten the NEW wheel bearing/hub bolts to 96 ft. lbs. (130 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the brake rotor and caliper.
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  9. Install the front halfshaft nut. Insert a drift on a flat-bladed tool into caliper and rotor to prevent the rotor from turning. Tighten the front halfshaft nut to 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm).
    NOTE
    Ensure that the connector clip engages the bracket properly.

  10.  
  11. Install the wheel speed sensor electrical connector to the bracket, if equipped.
  12.  
  13. Connect the wheel speed sensor electrical connector, if equipped.
  14.  
  15. Install the tire and wheel.
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