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Suzuki Vitara, Grand Vitara, XL7 2000-06

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



The wheel bearings are not adjustable.

The wheel bearings are not adjustable.

Cleaning & Repacking



Wheel bearings are a sealed unit and do not require repacking.

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Locking hub or hub drive flange, if equipped
     
    Hub grease cap, if equipped
     
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
     
    Wheel bearing lockwasher
     
    Wheel bearing locknut and inner washer
     
    Wheel hub and bearing assembly
     
    Wheel hub oil seal
     
    Wheel bearing oil seal
     
    Snapring
     

  4.  
  5. Press the wheel bearing and race out of the hub.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Press the wheel bearing and race into the hub so that the race is fully seated in the hub bore.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Snapring
     
    Wheel bearing oil seal
     
    Wheel hub oil seal
     
    Wheel hub and bearing assembly
     
    Wheel bearing locknut and inner washer. Tighten the nut to 157 ft. lbs. (216 Nm).
     
    Wheel bearing lockwasher. Tighten the retaining screws to 13 inch lbs. (1.5 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
     
    Hub grease cap, if equipped
     
    Locking hub or hub drive flange, if equipped
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Front wheel
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Locking hub or hub drive flange, if equipped
     
    Hub grease cap, if equipped
     
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
     
    Wheel bearing lockwasher
     
    Wheel bearing locknut and inner washer
     
    Wheel hub and bearing assembly
     
    Wheel hub oil seal
     
    Wheel bearing oil seal
     
    Snapring
     

  4.  
  5. Press the wheel bearing and race out of the hub.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Press the wheel bearing and race into the hub so that the race is fully seated in the hub bore.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Snapring
     
    Wheel bearing oil seal
     
    Wheel hub oil seal
     
    Wheel hub and bearing assembly
     
    Wheel bearing locknut and inner washer. Tighten the nut to 157 ft. lbs. (216 Nm).
     
    Wheel bearing lockwasher. Tighten the retaining screws to 13 inch lbs. (1.5 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
     
    Hub grease cap, if equipped
     
    Locking hub or hub drive flange, if equipped
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Front wheel
     

  4.  

 
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