Mazda MPV 1999-06

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 and rotor
     

  4.  
  5. Position a dial indicator gauge against the wheel hub. Push and pull the wheel hub in and out and measure the end-play of the wheel bearing.
  6.  
  7. End-play should not exceed 0.002 in. (0.05mm).
  8.  
  9. If end-play is excessive, replace the hub retainer locknut and tighten it to specification. Recheck the end-play.
  10.  
  11. If end-play is not within specification, replace the wheel bearing assembly.
  12.  

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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     

  4.  
  5. Position a dial indicator gauge against the wheel hub. Push and pull the wheel hub in and out and measure the end-play of the wheel bearing.
  6.  
  7. End-play should not exceed 0.002 in. (0.05mm).
  8.  
  9. If end-play is excessive, replace the hub retainer locknut and tighten it to specification. Recheck the end-play.
  10.  
  11. If end-play is not within specification, replace the wheel bearing assembly.
  12.  

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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     

  4.  
  5. Position a dial indicator gauge against the wheel hub. Push and pull the wheel hub in and out and measure the end-play of the wheel bearing.
  6.  
  7. End-play should not exceed 0.002 in. (0.05mm).
  8.  
  9. If end-play is excessive, replace the hub retainer locknut and tighten it to specification. Recheck the end-play.
  10.  
  11. If end-play is not within specification, replace the wheel bearing assembly.
  12.  

Removal & Installation



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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Outer tie rod end
     
    Lower ball joint
     
    Hub retainer locknut
     
    Strut bracket bolts
     
    Steering knuckle
     
    Inner oil seal
     
    Hub
     
    Snapring
     
    Wheel bearing cartridge
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new locknuts, split pins and oil seals for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing cartridge
     
    Snapring
     
    Hub
     
    Inner oil seal
     
    Steering knuckle. Tighten the strut bracket bolts to 76-90 ft. lbs. (103-122 Nm).
     
    Hub retainer locknut. Tighten the nut to 174-235 ft. lbs. (236-318 Nm) for 2001-02; 174-202 ft. lbs. (235-274 Nm) for 2003-04.
     
    Lower ball joint. Tighten the pinch bolt to 32-43 ft. lbs. (44-58 Nm).
     
    Outer tie rod end. Tighten the nut to 24-32 ft. lbs. (32-44 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensor. Tighten the bolt to 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm).
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Outer tie rod end
     
    Lower ball joint
     
    Hub retainer locknut
     
    Strut bracket bolts
     
    Steering knuckle
     
    Inner oil seal
     
    Hub
     
    Snapring
     
    Wheel bearing cartridge
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new locknuts, split pins and oil seals for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing cartridge
     
    Snapring
     
    Hub
     
    Inner oil seal
     
    Steering knuckle. Tighten the strut bracket bolts to 76-90 ft. lbs. (103-122 Nm).
     
    Hub retainer locknut. Tighten the nut to 174-235 ft. lbs. (236-318 Nm).
     
    Lower ball joint. Tighten the pinch bolt to 32-43 ft. lbs. (44-58 Nm).
     
    Outer tie rod end. Tighten the nut to 24-32 ft. lbs. (32-44 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensor. Tighten the bolt to 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm).
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

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

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Outer tie rod end
     
    Lower ball joint
     
    Hub retainer locknut
     
    Strut bracket bolts
     
    Steering knuckle
     
    Inner oil seal
     
    Hub
     
    Snapring
     
    Wheel bearing cartridge
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new locknuts, split pins and oil seals for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing cartridge
     
    Snapring
     
    Hub
     
    Inner oil seal
     
    Steering knuckle. Tighten the strut bracket bolts to 76-90 ft. lbs. (103-122 Nm).
     
    Hub retainer locknut. Tighten the nut to 174-235 ft. lbs. (236-318 Nm) for 2000-02; 174-202 ft. lbs. (235-274 Nm) for 2003-06.
     
    Lower ball joint. Tighten the pinch bolt to 32-43 ft. lbs. (44-58 Nm).
     
    Outer tie rod end. Tighten the nut to 24-32 ft. lbs. (32-44 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensor. Tighten the bolt to 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm).
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

 
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