Lexus LX470 2002-06

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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Removal & Installation



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

    Rear wheel
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Parking brake shoes and hardware
     
    Bearing case nuts
     
    Axle shaft and bearing assembly
     

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  5. Separate the backing plate from the bearing case by removing the serrated bolts.
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  7. Grind a flat spot on the wheel speed sensor rotor and retainer, then split them with a hammer and chisel.
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  9. Remove the axle snapring.
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  11. Press the axle bearing case, bearing and retainer off of the axle.
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  13. Press the axle bearing from the bearing case.
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  15. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Backing plate
     
    Axle housing oil seal
     
    Bearing case oil seal
     

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To install:

  1. Press the wheel bearing into the bearing case.
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  3. Install the bearing case to the backing plate with the serrated bolts.
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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Bearing case oil seal
     
    Axle housing oil seal
     
    Axle shaft to backing plate and bearing assembly
     
    Bearing retainer
     
    Axle snapring
     
    Wheel speed sensor rotor and retainer
     
    Axle shaft and bearing assembly to the axle housing. Tighten the nuts to 91 ft. lbs. (123 Nm).
     
    Parking brake shoes and hardware
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Rear wheel
     

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