Clean and repack wheel bearings every 30,000 miles on rear wheel drive vehicles. In order to clean and repack the front wheel bearings on the rear wheel drive vehicle the wheel bearings must be removed from the wheel hub. You should also check that the wheel bearings operate smoothly and there is no excess amount of play (looseness) in the bearing assembly before removing the wheel bearing. To remove the wheel bearing refer to .
On front wheel drive vehicles, the front wheel bearings are different than on rear wheel drive vehicles. The front hub must be removed. The rear wheel bearings on front wheel drive vehicles are similar to the front bearings on rear wheel drive vehicles. Refer to for both of the above procedures.