Pickup 1997

Wheel Hubs & Bearings

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Removal & Installation



At this time the manufacturer does not provide removal and installation procedures for this component. The following procedure is a guideline and may differ from the vehicle you are servicing.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE
    If working near and/or around the SRS system and components, be sure to disable the SRS system. After disabling the system wait three minutes or more before servicing the vehicle. Disconnect the air bag module connector.



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    Fig. Air bag module connector location

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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the freewheeling hub assembly, if equipped with 4WD.

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    Fig. Auto-lock free running hub assembly exploded view



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    Fig. Manual-lock free running hub assembly exploded view



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    Fig. Brake caliper and related components-single piston



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    Fig. Brake caliper and related components-dual piston

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  7. Remove the brake caliper assembly. Do not remove the caliper from the vehicle. Do not allow the caliper to hang by the brake hose. Position it to the side using mechanics wire or equivalent.
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  9. If equipped with 4WD, remove the lock washer.
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  11. Remove the wheel bearing locknut.
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  13. Remove the wheel hub and bearing. Be careful not to drop the outer bearing.

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    Fig. Front axle/suspension and related components-2WD



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    Fig. Front axle/suspension and related components-4WD



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    Fig. Front hub and bearing assembly and related components-2WD



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    Fig. Front hub and bearing assembly and related components-4WD

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To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Using the CONSULT-III diagnostic tool, or equivalent, perform the SRS self diagnostic test and any reconnect/relearn procedures, as required.
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