Solstice 2006-2008, Sky 2007-2008

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



The rear wheel hub and bearing assembly is a sealed unit and does not require adjustments or repacking.

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the tire and wheel.
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  7. Remove the brake caliper mounting bracket.
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  9. Remove the drive axle retaining nut.
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  11. Remove the wheel/hub mounting bolt.
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  13. Using a small flat-blade screw driver, remove the speed sensor wiring harness from the upper control arm.
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  15. Disconnect the speed sensor electrical connector.
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  17. Remove the wheel hub.

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    Fig. Rear hub/bearing assembly

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal procedure.
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  3. Please take note of the following tightening specifications:

    Tighten the new halfshaft nut to 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm).
     
    Tighten wheel bearing hub assembly mounting bolts to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
     
    Tighten caliper mounting bracket bolts to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
     

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