The front wheel bearings are not adjustable. If the bearings become loose or make noise, they must be replaced.
Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Refer to the illustration for component location and torque specifications.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Clean and inspect all parts but do not wash or clean the wheel bearing. The wheel hub/bearing must be replaced.
Install the backing plate to the hub, then install the knuckle to the hub and tighten the bolts to 40-44 ft. lbs. (54-60 Nm).Lower ball jointUpper arm bolt and tighten to 62-72 ft. lbs. (84-96 Nm).Upper control arm ball jointStabilizer bar link and tighten to 32-45 ft. lbs. (43-61 Nm).Tie rod endABS wheel speed sensorBrake caliper and rotorWheels