Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Front Hub and Bearing

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ADJUSTMENT



850, S70, C70 and V70 Models

The front wheel bearings are not adjustable on front drive vehicles. If the lateral run-out on the hub with the disc removed exceeds 0.0007 inch (0.020mm), the hub must be replaced.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



850, S70, C70 and V70 Models

See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Raise and safely support vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the ABS sensor from the axle shaft, but do not detach the sensor connector. Hang the sensor out of the way.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper, carrier and rotor. Hang the caliper safely out of the way.
  8.  
  9. Remove the halfshaft.
  10.  
  11. Separate the ball joint from the control arm.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the sway bar link.
  14.  
  15. Remove the four bolts retaining the hub.
  16.  
  17. Remove the hub.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Clean the axle shaft and hub mating surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Clean the ABS sensor with a soft brush.
  4.  
  5. Install the new hub and tighten the bolts alternately to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm) plus an additional 60 degrees.
  6.  
  7. Insert the axle shaft into the hub and fit the splines.
  8.  
  9. Tighten the new axle shaft nut by hand.
  10.  
  11. Connect the ball joint to the control arm using new nuts.
  12.  
  13. Connect the sway bar link.
  14.  
  15. Install the brake rotor, carrier and caliper.
  16.  
  17. Tighten the axle nut to 89 ft. lbs. (120 Nm), plus an additional 60 degrees, using tool 5461 or equivalent to counterhold. Lock the axle shaft nut using a chisel to tap the flange into the groove.
  18.  
  19. Clean the ABS sensor and its seat with a soft brush. Tighten the sensor to 84 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  20.  
  21. Install the wheels.
  22.  
  23. Lower the vehicle.
  24.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the four hub retaining bolts-although shown removed from the spindle, this can be done on the car



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Fig. Fig. 2: Separate the hub from the spindle after the retaining bolts are removed

 
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