Tercel 1995-1996

Wheel Hubs & Bearings

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Adjustment



Specific to:

Toyota Tercel 1995-1996

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  4.  
  5. Remove the rear wheels.
  6.  
  7. Remove the locknut cap and cotter pin. Remove the locknut.
  8.  
  9. Install the bearing locknut and tighten it to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm) while spinning the drum.
  10.  
  11. Spin the brake drum several times to snug down the bearing and then loosen the bearing locknut until it can be turned by hand.
    NOTE
    There must be absolutely no brake drag at this time.

  12.  
  13. Retighten the bearing locknut until there is a bearing preload of 0.9-2.2 lbs. (3.2-9.8 N) while turning the wheel. Measure with a spring scale hooked to one of the studs.
  14.  
  15. Install the locknut lock, a new cotter pin, and the cap. If the cotter pin hole does not align properly, align the holes by tightening the nut to the next hole. Do not loosen the nut.
  16.  
  17. Install the rear wheel and lower the vehicle.
  18.  
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
  20.  

Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Toyota Tercel 1995-1996



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Fig. Rear wheel bearing assembly

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  4.  
  5. Remove the rear wheels.
  6.  
  7. Remove the locknut cap and cotter pin. Remove the locknut.
  8.  
  9. Carefully pull off the brake drum along with the outer wheel bearing and thrust washer. Do not drop the bearing.
  10.  
  11. Pry the inner bearing oil seal out of the brake drum assembly and then remove the inner bearing.
  12.  
  13. Drive out the bearing races, as required.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Press the new outer bearing races into the brake drum and add a liberal amount of bearing grease to the inside of the hub and the bearing cap.
  2.  
  3. Clean and pack the bearings with grease.
  4.  
  5. Position the inner bearing into the brake drum and then drive in a new oil seal to the original position. Lightly coat the seal with grease.
  6.  
  7. Position the brake drum onto the axle shaft. Install the outer bearing and position the thrust washer. Install the bearing locknut and tighten it to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm) while spinning the drum.
  8.  
  9. Spin the brake drum several times to snug down the bearing and then loosen the bearing locknut until it can be turned by hand.
    NOTE
    There must be absolutely no brake drag at this time.

  10.  
  11. Retighten the bearing locknut until there is a bearing preload of 0.9-2.2 lbs. (3.2-9.8 N) while turning the wheel. Measure with a spring scale hooked to one of the studs.
  12.  
  13. Install the locknut lock, a new cotter pin, and the cap. If the cotter pin hole does not align properly, align the holes by tightening the nut to the next hole. Do not loosen the nut.
  14.  
  15. Install the rear wheel and lower the vehicle.
  16.  
  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
  18.  

 
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