SRX 2004-2005

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment




NOTE
No adjustment is necessary

No adjustment is necessary

Cleaning & Repacking




NOTE
This is a sealed unit and can not be repacked.

Removal & Installation



The wheel bearing is integral with the wheel hub and cannot be replaced separately. If the wheel bearing is found to be defective, the wheel hub must be replaced as an assembly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  6.  
  7. On AWD models, remove axle hub nut and discard.
  8.  
  9. On all models, remove the brake caliper and wire it out of the way.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake rotor.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the ABS sensor connector.
  14.  
  15. On AWD models, install tool J-45859 onto the wheel hub and secure with 2 lug nuts.
  16.  
  17. Use the tool to disengage the halfshaft from the wheel hub and bearing. Support the halfshaft.
  18.  
  19. On all models from the backside, remove the wheel hub/bearing retaining bolts.
  20.  
  21. Remove the wheel hub/bearing assembly.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front wheel hub and bearing assembly mounting.

  22.  

To install:

  1. Install the wheel hub/bearing and tighten the bolts to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install a new axle shaft nut and tighten the nut to 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    ABS sensor connector
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Wheel and tire assembly
     

  6.  

The wheel bearing is integral with the wheel hub and cannot be replaced separately. If the wheel bearing is found to be defective, the wheel hub must be replaced as an assembly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  6.  
  7. On AWD models, remove axle hub nut and discard.
  8.  
  9. On all models, remove the brake caliper and wire it out of the way.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake rotor.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the ABS sensor connector.
  14.  
  15. On AWD models, install tool J-45859 onto the wheel hub and secure with 2 lug nuts.
  16.  
  17. Use the tool to disengage the halfshaft from the wheel hub and bearing. Support the halfshaft.
  18.  
  19. On all models from the backside, remove the wheel hub/bearing retaining bolts.
  20.  
  21. Remove the wheel hub/bearing assembly.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front wheel hub and bearing assembly mounting.

  22.  

To install:

  1. Install the wheel hub/bearing and tighten the bolts to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install a new axle shaft nut and tighten the nut to 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    ABS sensor connector
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Wheel and tire assembly
     

  6.  

 
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