Neons are equipped with sealed hub and bearing assemblies. The hub and bearing assembly is non-serviceable. If the assembly is damaged, the complete unit must be replaced.
Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
WARNINGDO NOT allow the caliper to hang by the brake hose.
NOTEDiscard the hub nut and replace with a new one during installation.
Dust cap from the rear hub/bearing
Hub/bearing from the spindle by pulling it off the end of the spindle by hand
- Position the hub/bearing assembly on the rear spindle/knuckle. Install a NEW hub nut and tighten to 160 ft. lbs. (217 Nm).
Install or connect the following:
Dust cap and seat it using a soft face hammer to carefully tap it into place
- Install the wheel and tire assembly. Tighten the lug nuts in a crisscross pattern, to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm).