MINI 2002-05

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



Wheel bearings can not be adjusted and must be replaced as a unit and never be reused once removed.

Removal & Installation



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

    Wheel assembly
     
    Brake caliper (tie to body without strain on hose)
     
    ABS sensor from trailing arm
     
    Stabilizer bar, if equipped
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Wheel hub from trailing arm
     
    Wheel bearing from hub
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing
     
    Wheel hub to trailing arm; torque bolts to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm)
     
    Brake rotor; torque bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar, if equipped; torque new nuts to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm)
     
    ABS sensor
     
    Brake caliper; torque guide pin bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm)
     
    Wheel assembly
     

  2.  

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

    Wheel assembly
     
    Brake caliper (tie to body without strain on hose)
     
    ABS sensor from trailing arm
     
    Stabilizer bar, if equipped
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Wheel hub from trailing arm
     
    Wheel bearing from hub
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing
     
    Wheel hub to trailing arm; torque bolts to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm)
     
    Brake rotor; torque bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm)
     
    Stabilizer bar, if equipped; torque new nuts to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm)
     
    ABS sensor
     
    Brake caliper; torque guide pin bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm)
     
    Wheel assembly
     

  2.  

 
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