Montana SV6 (2006), Relay, Terraza, Uplander (2005-2007)

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



The wheel hub and bearing assembly cannot be adjusted. If runout is excessive, the hub assembly must be replaced.

Removal & Installation



Independent Suspension
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel, marking the location of the wheel to the hub prior to removal. Mark the individual location of all retainers as they are removed.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Knuckle. See Steering Knuckle
     
    Wheel bearing/hub assembly knuckle bolts
     
    Wheel bearing/hub assembly from the knuckle

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    Fig. Identifying wheel bearing/hub-to-knuckle retaining bolts

     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing/hub assembly on to the knuckle
     
    Bolts into the wheel bearing/hub assembly, tighten the wheel bearing/hub bolts to 96 ft. lbs. (130 Nm)
     

  2.  
  3. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Tighten the lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (140 Nm) in a criss-cross pattern, after aligning the wheel hub with the reference mark and holes as shown in appropriate illustration.
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle.
  6.  

Without Independent Suspension
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel, marking the location of the wheel to the hub prior to removal. Mark the individual location of all retainers as they are removed.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Brake caliper
     
    Wheel bearing/hub bolts, discard bolts
     
    Wheel bearing/hub
     
    Wheel speed sensor electrical connector

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    Fig. Showing mounting view of rear bearing/hub assembly mounting

     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    CAUTION
    These fasteners MUST be replaced with new fasteners anytime they become loose or are removed. Failure to replace these fasteners after they become loose or are removed may cause loss of vehicle control and personal injury.



    Wheel speed sensor electrical connector
     
    Wheel bearing/hub
     



    NEW wheel bearing/hub bolts, tighten the bolts to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm)
     
    Brake caliper. See Disc Brakes
     

  2.  
  3. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Tighten the lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (140 Nm) in a criss-cross pattern, after aligning the wheel hub with the reference mark and holes as shown in appropriate illustration.
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle.
  6.  

 
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