Sierra, Silverado 2006-2007

Wheel Bearings

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Tire and wheel assembly
     
    Caliper and rotor
     
    Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt from the steering knuckle
     
    Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor
     
    Front drive halfshaft assembly on four wheel drive models
     
    Hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts
     
    Hub and bearing assembly
     
    O-ring seal from the steering knuckle bore (2500 series)
     

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  5. Clean and inspect the O-ring seal (2500 series).

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front hub assembly-2500 shown, 1500 similar

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To install:

  1. Clean all corrosion or contaminates from the steering knuckle bore and the hub and bearing assembly.
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  3. Install the O-ring to the steering knuckle (2500 series).
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  5. Lubricate the steering knuckle bore with wheel bearing grease or the equivalent.
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  7. Install or connect the following:

    Hub and bearing assembly
     
    Hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts. Tighten the bolts to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm).
     
    Front drive halfshaft assembly on four wheel drive models
     
    Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor
     
    Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt to the steering knuckle. Tighten to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
     
    Rotor
     
    Tire and wheel assembly.
     

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