Mazda 323/MX-3/626/MX-6/Millenia/Protégé 1990-1998 and Ford Probe 1993-1997

Front Hub and Bearing

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the steering knuckle from the vehicle.
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  3. Clamp the knuckle in a vise with protected jaws.
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  5. Remove the inner oil seal from the knuckle.
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  7. Use Mazda hub puller tools 49 G033 102, 49 G033 104 and 49 G033 105 or equivalent, and remove the front wheel hub from the knuckle assembly.
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  9. Remove the bearing inner race from the front wheel hub.
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  11. Remove the retaining ring from within the knuckle and using the hub puller tools, press the front wheel bearing from the knuckle.
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  13. Remove the brake dust shield.
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  15. Clean and inspect all parts but do not wash or clean the wheel bearing. The bearing must be replaced.
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To install:
  1. Using Mazda press tools 49 G033 107 and 49 H026 103 or equivalent, install a new dust shield cover assembly to the knuckle.
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  3. Using the press tools, press a new wheel bearing into the knuckle assembly.
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  5. Install the wheel bearing retaining ring, and install a new oil seal using installation tool 49 V001 795.
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  7. Install the front wheel hub by using the Mazda press tools or equivalent.
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