Lexus LX470 2002-06

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Grease cap
     
    Snapring
     
    Hub drive flange
     
    Locknut
     
    Lock washer
     

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  5. Tighten the adjusting nut to 43 ft. lbs. (59 Nm) while rotating the hub to seat the bearings.
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  7. Loosen the adjusting nut.
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  9. Tighten the adjusting nut to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm) and check that the bearing has no play.
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  11. Check the bearing preload with a spring tension gauge. The preload should be 6.4-12.6 lbs. (28-56 N).
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  13. Install or connect the following:

    Lock washer
     
    Locknut. Tighten the nut to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
     
    Hub drive flange. Tighten the nuts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
     
    Snapring
     
    Grease cap
     
    Brake caliper
     
    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
     
    Grease cap
     
    Snapring
     
    Hub drive flange
     
    Locknut
     
    Lockwasher
     
    Adjusting nut
     
    Outer bearing
     
    Wheel hub
     
    Inner grease seal
     
    Inner bearing
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Inner bearing
     
    Inner grease seal
     
    Wheel hub
     
    Outer bearing
     
    Adjusting nut. Adjust the wheel bearings.
     
    Lockwasher
     
    Locknut. Tighten the nut to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
     
    Hub drive flange. Tighten the nuts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
     
    Snapring
     
    Grease cap
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front hub and related components-LX470


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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Grease cap
     
    Snapring
     
    Hub drive flange
     
    Locknut
     
    Lock washer
     
    Adjusting nut
     
    Outer bearing
     
    Wheel hub
     
    Inner grease seal
     
    Inner bearing
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Inner bearing
     
    Inner grease seal
     
    Wheel hub
     
    Outer bearing
     
    Adjusting nut. Adjust the wheel bearings.
     
    Lock washer
     
    Locknut. Tighten the nut to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm).
     
    Hub drive flange. Tighten the nuts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
     
    Snapring
     
    Grease cap
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Front wheel

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front hub and related components-LX470

     

  2.  

 
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