Volvo Cars 1999-05

Wheel Bearings

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Removal & Installation



  1. Slacken off the center nut from the halfshaft.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lock clip. Remove the brake hose from the bracket.
  6.  
  7. Remove the two bolts from the brake caliper holder and hang them up to prevent damage to the brake hose.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake disc.
  10.  
  11. Remove the nut from the halfshaft.
  12.  
  13. Clean thoroughly around the sensor.
  14.  
  15. Remove the ABS cable from the bracket.
  16.  
  17. Remove the bolt. Carefully remove the sensor from the wheel spindle with a twisting movement.
  18.  
  19. Remove the halfshaft nut.
  20.  
  21. Remove the tie rod ball joint.
  22.  
  23. Remove slacken off the wheel spindle nut as much as possible.
  24.  
  25. Remove the two wheel spindle bolts.
  26.  
  27. Use a universal puller to withdraw the halfshaft from the wheel spindle. .
  28.  
  29. Remove the nut from the ball joint.
  30.  


WARNING
Secure the tool by tying it into place to prevent damage.

  1. Press out the ball joint.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel spindle.
  4.  
  5. Clean the hub.
  6.  
  7. Screw together special tools 5635-1 and 5635-2 in the conical opening in the end of the tie rod.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheel spindle with the hub downwards in special tool 999 5635.
  10.  
  11. Press the hub out of the bearing.
  12.  


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    Fig. Snap ring removal-S40, V40

    Snap ring removal-S40, V40

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    Fig. Hub bearing removal-S40, V40

    Hub bearing removal-S40, V40

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    Fig. Tool 5635-S40, V40

    Tool 5635-S40, V40


NOTE
the inner ring can be left in place on the hub.

  1. Remove the inner sealing ring
  2.  
  3. Remove the snap ring.
  4.  
  5. Turn the wheel spindle over in the tool.
  6.  
  7. Press the hub out of the wheel spindle.
  8.  


NOTE
Move the inner ring to the other side of the bearing if necessary.



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Fig. Tool assembly-S40, V40

Tool assembly-S40, V40

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Fig. Seal removal-S40, V40

Seal removal-S40, V40
  1. Connect special tool 998 5433 and 998 5434.
  2.  
  3. Connect special tool 999 5310 to the hub. Pull off the bearing cap.
  4.  
  5. Remove the sealing ring.
  6.  
  7. Connect special tool 998 5433 and-998 5434.
  8.  
  9. Connect special tool 999 5310 to the hub. Pull off the bearing-cap.
  10.  
  11. Remove the sealing ring.
  12.  


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    Fig. Tool 5310 installed-S40, V40

    Tool 5310 installed-S40, V40


NOTE
When installing a new wheel spindle, a new splash guard must be installed on the wheel spindle.

  1. Secure it in three places with a screwdriver.
  2.  
  3. Press out the wheel studs. Pull the wheel stud into place with a wheel nut and a spacer.
  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the wheel spindle in the special tool 999 5635.
  2.  
  3. Install the bearing with the text turned inwards.
  4.  
  5. Apply locking fluid to the wheel spindle
  6.  
  7. Guide the bearing and press it into place.
  8.  
  9. Install a new snap ring.
  10.  
  11. Position the hub under a press.
  12.  


NOTE
Avoid damaging the wheel studs.

  1. Press the wheel spindle over the hub.
  2.  
  3. Clean the control arm. Position the wheel spindle over the ball joint. Tighten the lock nut as much as possible. Press the halfshaft inwards. Install the halfshaft in the wheel spindle.
  4.  
  5. Install the wheel spindle in the spring strut. Install the two bolts.
  6.  
  7. Install the nut and the snap ring in the halfshaft as far in as possible.
  8.  


NOTE
Cars with turbocharged engines have only a nut.


NOTE
Oil the turbo splines.

  1. Install two new nuts on the wheel spindle bolts.
  2.  
  3. Press the wheel spindle to the bottom. Tighten the wheel spindle bolts. Tighten to 68 ft. lbs. (90 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Tighten the ball joint nut. Tighten to 51 ft. lbs. (67 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the tie rod ball joint on the wheel spindle
  8.  
  9. Clean the hub. Install the brake disc.
  10.  
  11. Install the brake caliper bracket on the wheel spindle. Tighten to 76 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the brake hose in the bracket. Install the snap ring.
  14.  
  15. Remove any dirt from the sensor seat so that the sensor is in the correct position in relation to the pulse wheel.
  16.  
  17. Use compressed air to blow off any dirt on the pulse wheel.
  18.  
  19. Lightly lubricate the sensor and install it. Tighten to 19 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  20.  
  21. Ensure that the brake disc and wheel rim mating surfaces are clean.
  22.  
  23. Install the wheel.
  24.  
  25. Tighten the new nut for the halfshaft. Tighten to 91 ft. lbs. (120 Nm) +60 deg.
  26.  
  27. Install the hub cap.
  28.  

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Slacken off the center nut from the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Remove the two bolts from the brake caliper holder and hang them up to prevent damage to the brake hose.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake disc.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake backing plate.
  10.  
  11. Pull the steering arm out of the wheel spindle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the nut from the halfshaft.
  14.  
  15. Remove the ABS sensor and hang in a suitable position.
  16.  
  17. Remove the tie rod ball joint.
  18.  
  19. Remove slacken off the wheel spindle nut as much as possible.
  20.  
  21. Remove the ball-joint from the wheel spindle.
  22.  
  23. Press the half shaft out of the wheel spindle.
  24.  
  25. Remove the wheel spindle from the spring strut.
  26.  
  27. Secure the wheel spindle in a hydraulic press using socket 999-7090 and drift 999-1801 to press out the bearing.
  28.  

To install:

  1. Press both halves of 7090-1 between the bearing and the hub on the press.
  2.  
  3. Press the bearing into the wheel spindle.
  4.  
  5. Install the wheel spindle on the strut assembly.
  6.  
  7. Press the half shaft into the wheel spindle.
  8.  
  9. Install the ball-joint onto the wheel spindle and tighten the nut to 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the center nut for the half shaft.
  12.  
  13. Install or connect the following:

    ABS sensor
     
    Steering arm to the wheel spindle
     
    Brake backing plate
     
    Brake disc
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Wheel
     

  14.  


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    Fig. Securing the wheel spindle in a hydraulic press

    Securing the wheel spindle in a hydraulic press

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

    Front wheel
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Spindle nut
     
    Hub retainer bolts
     
    Hub and bearing assembly
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Hub and bearing assembly. Tighten the bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm) plus 60 degrees.
     
    Spindle nut. Tighten the nut to 89 ft. lbs. (120 Nm) plus 60 degrees.
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

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

    Front wheel
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Spindle nut
     
    Hub retainer bolts
     
    Hub and bearing assembly
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Hub and bearing assembly. Tighten the bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm) plus 60°.
     
    Spindle nut. Tighten the nut to 89 ft. lbs. (120 Nm) plus 60°.
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Slacken off the center nut from the halfshaft.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lock clip. Remove the brake hose from the bracket.
  6.  
  7. Remove the two bolts from the brake caliper holder and hang them up to prevent damage to the brake hose.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake disc.
  10.  
  11. Remove the nut from the halfshaft.
  12.  
  13. Clean thoroughly around the sensor.
  14.  
  15. Remove the ABS cable from the bracket.
  16.  
  17. Remove the bolt. Carefully remove the sensor from the wheel spindle with a twisting movement.
  18.  
  19. Remove the halfshaft nut.
  20.  
  21. Remove the tie rod ball joint.
  22.  
  23. Remove slacken off the wheel spindle nut as much as possible.
  24.  
  25. Remove the two wheel spindle bolts.
  26.  
  27. Use a universal puller to withdraw the halfshaft from the wheel spindle. .
  28.  
  29. Remove the nut from the ball joint.
    WARNING
    Secure the tool by tying it into place to prevent damage.

  30.  
  31. Press out the ball joint.
  32.  
  33. Remove the wheel spindle.
  34.  
  35. Clean the hub.

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    Fig. Snap ring removal-S40, V40

    Snap ring removal-S40, V40

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    Fig. Hub bearing removal-S40, V40

    Hub bearing removal-S40, V40
  36.  
  37. Screw together special tools 5635-1 and 5635-2 in the conical opening in the end of the tie rod.
  38.  
  39. Install the wheel spindle with the hub downwards in special tool 999 5635.

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    Fig. Tool 5635-S40, V40

    Tool 5635-S40, V40
  40.  
  41. Press the hub out of the bearing.
    NOTE
    the inner ring can be left in place on the hub.

  42.  
  43. Remove the inner sealing ring
  44.  
  45. Remove the snap ring.
  46.  
  47. Turn the wheel spindle over in the tool.
  48.  
  49. Press the hub out of the wheel spindle.
    NOTE
    Move the inner ring to the other side of the bearing if necessary.



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    Fig. Tool assembly-S40, V40

    Tool assembly-S40, V40

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    Fig. Seal removal-S40, V40

    Seal removal-S40, V40
  50.  
  51. Connect special tool 998 5433 and 998 5434.

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    Fig. Tool 5310 installed-S40, V40

    Tool 5310 installed-S40, V40
  52.  
  53. Connect special tool 999 5310 to the hub. Pull off the bearing cap.
  54.  
  55. Remove the sealing ring.
  56.  
  57. Connect special tool 998 5433 and-998 5434.
  58.  
  59. Connect special tool 999 5310 to the hub. Pull off the bearing-cap.
  60.  
  61. Remove the sealing ring.
    NOTE
    When installing a new wheel spindle, a new splash guard must be installed on the wheel spindle.

  62.  
  63. Secure it in three places with a screwdriver.
  64.  
  65. Press out the wheel studs. Pull the wheel stud into place with a wheel nut and a spacer.
  66.  

To install:

  1. Install the wheel spindle in the special tool 999 5635.
  2.  
  3. Install the bearing with the text turned inwards.
  4.  
  5. Apply locking fluid to the wheel spindle
  6.  
  7. Guide the bearing and press it into place.
  8.  
  9. Install a new snap ring.
  10.  
  11. Position the hub under a press.
    NOTE
    Avoid damaging the wheel studs.

  12.  
  13. Press the wheel spindle over the hub.
  14.  
  15. Clean the control arm. Position the wheel spindle over the ball joint. Tighten the lock nut as much as possible. Press the halfshaft inwards. Install the halfshaft in the wheel spindle.
  16.  
  17. Install the wheel spindle in the spring strut. Install the two bolts.
  18.  
  19. Install the nut and the snap ring in the halfshaft as far in as possible.
    NOTE
    Cars with turbocharged engines have only a nut.


    NOTE
    Oil the turbo splines.

  20.  
  21. Install two new nuts on the wheel spindle bolts.
  22.  
  23. Press the wheel spindle to the bottom. Tighten the wheel spindle bolts. Tighten to 68 ft. lbs. (90 Nm).
  24.  
  25. Tighten the ball joint nut. Tighten to 51 ft. lbs. (67 Nm).
  26.  
  27. Install the tie rod ball joint on the wheel spindle
  28.  
  29. Clean the hub. Install the brake disc.
  30.  
  31. Install the brake caliper bracket on the wheel spindle. Tighten to 76 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
  32.  
  33. Install the brake hose in the bracket. Install the snap ring.
  34.  
  35. Remove any dirt from the sensor seat so that the sensor is in the correct position in relation to the pulse wheel.
  36.  
  37. Use compressed air to blow off any dirt on the pulse wheel.
  38.  
  39. Lightly lubricate the sensor and install it. Tighten to 19 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  40.  
  41. Ensure that the brake disc and wheel rim mating surfaces are clean.
  42.  
  43. Install the wheel.
  44.  
  45. Tighten the new nut for the halfshaft. Tighten to 91 ft. lbs. (120 Nm) plus 60 deg.
  46.  
  47. Install the hub cap.
  48.  

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Slacken off the center nut from the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Remove the two bolts from the brake caliper holder and hang them up to prevent damage to the brake hose.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake disc.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake backing plate.
  10.  
  11. Pull the steering arm out of the wheel spindle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the nut from the halfshaft.
  14.  
  15. Remove the ABS sensor and hang in a suitable position.
  16.  
  17. Remove the tie rod ball joint.
  18.  
  19. Remove slacken off the wheel spindle nut as much as possible.
  20.  
  21. Remove the ball-joint from the wheel spindle.
  22.  
  23. Press the halfshaft out of the wheel spindle.
  24.  
  25. Remove the wheel spindle from the spring strut.
  26.  
  27. Secure the wheel spindle in a hydraulic press using socket 999-7090 and drift 999-1801 to press out the bearing.
  28.  

To install:

  1. Press both halves of 7090-1 between the bearing and the hub on the press.
  2.  
  3. Press the bearing into the wheel spindle.
  4.  
  5. Install the wheel spindle on the strut assembly.
  6.  
  7. Press the halfshaft into the wheel spindle.
  8.  
  9. Install the ball-joint onto the wheel spindle and tighten the nut to 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the center nut for the halfshaft.
  12.  
  13. Install or connect the following:

    ABS sensor
     
    Steering arm to the wheel spindle
     
    Brake backing plate
     
    Brake disc
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Wheel

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    Fig. Securing the wheel spindle in a hydraulic press

    Securing the wheel spindle in a hydraulic press
     

  14.  

W/Steel Spindle
  1. Remove the wheel
  2.  
  3. Remove the ABS sensor.
  4.  
  5. Detach the ABS sensor cable from the spring strut.
  6.  
  7. Remove both mounting bolts from the brake caliper.
  8.  
  9. Hang up the brake caliper, on the spring strut for example.
  10.  


NOTE
Take care not to damage the brake hose while working.

  1. Remove the bolt holding the halfshaft. Counterhold the brake disc.
  2.  
  3. Remove the locating pin from the brake disc
  4.  
  5. Remove the brake disc.
  6.  
  7. Tap the end of the halfshaft into the hub approximately 10-15 mm. Use a brass drift.
  8.  
  9. Remove the upper link from the anti-roll bar from the spring strut.
  10.  
  11. Remove the steering arm from the wheel spindle.
  12.  
  13. Clean around the ball joint with compressed air.
  14.  
  15. Spray the area around the ball joint with plenty of rust penetrator. Spray the bolt and the nut holding the ball joint with rust penetrator. If the bolt has rusted solid, slacken of the nut a few turns. Knock the bolt so that it loosens.
  16.  
  17. Remove the nut and bolt.
  18.  
  19. Spray the ball joint with rust penetrator again.
  20.  


NOTE
Do not insert a punch between the ears on the wheel spindle.

  1. Tap the ball joint off the wheel spindle. Use a socket as a spacer.
  2.  


NOTE
The inner diameter of the sleeve must be larger than the outer diameter of the cover. This is to prevent damage to the cover.

  1. Spray the ball joint with rust penetrator again.
  2.  
  3. Move the ball joint up and down by hand (alternatively use a jimmy bar) until the ball joint detaches from the wheel spindle.
  4.  
  5. Install protective socket 999 5562 on the ball joint.
  6.  
  7. Secure the control arm in the depressed position using tool 999 5563.
  8.  
  9. Remove the halfshaft from the hub.
  10.  
  11. Turn the spring strut a half turn and lock it by positioning the steering arm on the control arm.
  12.  


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    Fig. Securing the control arm-C70

    Securing the control arm-C70


NOTE
Take care not to damage the brake hose.

  1. Hang up the halfshaft on the spring strut.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel bearing unit.
  4.  
  5. Check the wheel spindle mating surfaces against the wheel bearing unit. Also check the bolt head mating surfaces on the wheel spindle.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate all the mating surfaces sparingly.
  2.  
  3. Install the wheel bearing unit. Use new bolts.
  4.  
  5. Lightly lubricate the outer threads and tighten crosswise. Tighten to 49 ft. lbs. (65 Nm). Angle-tighten the bolts for the wheel bearing unit crosswise. Tighten an additional 60 deg.
  6.  
  7. Check the halfshaft for damage to the mating surfaces with the wheel bearing.
  8.  
  9. Check the splines.
  10.  
  11. Clean and check the pulse wheel. Check the shape of the cogs.
  12.  
  13. Lubricate the splines and mating surfaces with the wheel bearing sparingly.
  14.  
  15. Remove the halfshaft from where it was hung earlier. Turn the spring strut a half turn to disconnect it from the control arm.
  16.  


NOTE
Take care not to damage the brake hose.

  1. Install the halfshaft in the hub by hand. It must be possible to move the halfshaft easily backward and forward when it is in position.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate a newhalfshaft bolt. Screw it in a few turns by hand.
  4.  
  5. Clean off any rust from the ball joint and wheel spindle.
  6.  
  7. Lubricate the ball joint pinion. Lubricate the wheel spindle.
  8.  
  9. Install the ball joint in the wheel spindle
  10.  


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    Fig. Grind the bolt flange as shown-V70

    Grind the bolt flange as shown-V70


NOTE
Press the ball joint upwards so that the conical top is visible above the bolted joint on the wheel spindle.

  1. Install the bolt and a new nut. Tighten to 38 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Check the dust boot on the anti-roll bar link for damage.
  4.  
  5. Check the threads on the link for damage.
  6.  
  7. Lubricate the threads.
  8.  
  9. Install the upper link of the anti-roll bar on the spring strut. Use a new lock nut. Tighten to 38 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the tie rod on the wheel spindle. Use a new lock nut. Tighten to 53 ft. lbs. (70 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Check that the brake disc mating surfaces with the wheel bearing unit are smooth and even.
  14.  
  15. Install the brake disc
  16.  
  17. Install the locating pin for the brake disc. Tighten to 72 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  18.  
  19. Check the mating surfaces of the brake caliper and wheel spindle.
  20.  
  21. Clean and grease the surfaces of the steering limiter.
  22.  
  23. Install the brake caliper. Use new bolts. Tighten to 76 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
  24.  
  25. Tighten the center bolt for the halfshaft to 27 ft. lbs. (35 Nm) plus 90 degrees. Counterhold the brake disc.
  26.  
  27. Clean and check that the ABS sensor mating surface on the wheel spindle is true.
  28.  
  29. Apply a very small amount of grease to the mating surface.
  30.  
  31. Install the ABS sensor cable in the holder on the spring strut.
  32.  
  33. Install the ABS sensor. Lubricate the bolt and tighten it. Tighten to 84 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  34.  
  35. Install the wheel
  36.  

  1. Remove the wheel
  2.  
  3. Remove the ABS sensor.
  4.  
  5. Detach the ABS sensor cable from the spring strut.
  6.  
  7. Remove both mounting bolts from the brake caliper.
  8.  
  9. Hang up the brake caliper, on the spring strut for example.
    NOTE
    Take care not to damage the brake hose while working.

  10.  
  11. Remove the bolt holding the halfshaft. Counterhold the brake disc.
  12.  
  13. Remove the locating pin from the brake disc
  14.  
  15. Remove the brake disc.
  16.  
  17. Tap the end of the halfshaft into the hub approximately 10-15mm. Use a brass drift.
  18.  
  19. Remove the upper link from the anti-roll bar from the spring strut.
  20.  
  21. Remove the steering arm from the wheel spindle.
  22.  
  23. Clean around the ball joint with compressed air.
  24.  
  25. Spray the area around the ball joint with plenty of rust penetrator. Spray the bolt and the nut holding the ball joint with rust penetrator. If the bolt has rusted solid, slacken of the nut a few turns. Knock the bolt so that it loosens.
  26.  
  27. Remove the nut and bolt.
  28.  
  29. Spray the ball joint with rust penetrator again.
    NOTE
    Do not insert a punch between the ears on the wheel spindle.

  30.  
  31. Tap the ball joint off the wheel spindle. Use a socket as a spacer.
    NOTE
    The inner diameter of the sleeve must be larger than the outer diameter of the cover. This is to prevent damage to the cover.

  32.  
  33. Spray the ball joint with rust penetrator again.
  34.  
  35. Move the ball joint up and down by hand (alternatively use a jimmy bar) until the ball joint detaches from the wheel spindle.
  36.  
  37. Install protective socket 999 5562 on the ball joint.
  38.  
  39. Secure the control arm in the depressed position using tool 999 5563.

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    Fig. Securing the control arm-2002-04 C70

    Securing the control arm-2002-04 C70
  40.  
  41. Remove the halfshaft from the hub.
  42.  
  43. Turn the spring strut a half turn and lock it by positioning the steering arm on the control arm.
    NOTE
    Take care not to damage the brake hose.

  44.  
  45. Hang up the halfshaft on the spring strut.
  46.  
  47. Remove the wheel bearing unit.
  48.  
  49. Check the wheel spindle mating surfaces against the wheel bearing unit. Also check the bolt head mating surfaces on the wheel spindle.
  50.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate all the mating surfaces sparingly.
  2.  
  3. Install the wheel bearing unit. Use new bolts.
  4.  
  5. Lightly lubricate the outer threads and tighten crosswise. Tighten to 49 ft. lbs. (65 Nm). Angle-tighten the bolts for the wheel bearing unit crosswise. Tighten an additional 60 deg.
  6.  
  7. Check the halfshaft for damage to the mating surfaces with the wheel bearing.
  8.  
  9. Check the splines.
  10.  
  11. Clean and check the pulse wheel. Check the shape of the cogs.
  12.  
  13. Lubricate the splines and mating surfaces with the wheel bearing sparingly.
  14.  
  15. Remove the halfshaft from where it was hung earlier. Turn the spring strut a half turn to disconnect it from the control arm.
    NOTE
    Take care not to damage the brake hose.

  16.  
  17. Install the halfshaft in the hub by hand. It must be possible to move the halfshaft easily backward and forward when it is in position.

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    Fig. Grind the bolt flange as shown-V70

    Grind the bolt flange as shown-V70
  18.  
  19. Lubricate a new halfshaft bolt. Screw it in a few turns by hand.
  20.  
  21. Clean off any rust from the ball joint and wheel spindle.
  22.  
  23. Lubricate the ball joint pinion. Lubricate the wheel spindle.
  24.  
  25. Install the ball joint in the wheel spindle
    NOTE
    Press the ball joint upwards so that the conical top is visible above the bolted joint on the wheel spindle.

  26.  
  27. Install the bolt and a new nut. Tighten to 38 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  28.  
  29. Check the dust boot on the anti-roll bar link for damage.
  30.  
  31. Check the threads on the link for damage.
  32.  
  33. Lubricate the threads.
  34.  
  35. Install the upper link of the anti-roll bar on the spring strut. Use a new lock nut. Tighten to 38 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  36.  
  37. Install the tie rod on the wheel spindle. Use a new lock nut. Tighten to 53 ft. lbs. (70 Nm).
  38.  
  39. Check that the brake disc mating surfaces with the wheel bearing unit are smooth and even.
  40.  
  41. Install the brake disc
  42.  
  43. Install the locating pin for the brake disc. Tighten to 72 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  44.  
  45. Check the mating surfaces of the brake caliper and wheel spindle.
  46.  
  47. Clean and grease the surfaces of the steering limiter.
  48.  
  49. Install the brake caliper. Use new bolts. Tighten to 76 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
  50.  
  51. Tighten the center bolt for the halfshaft to 27 ft. lbs. (35 Nm) plus 90°. Counterhold the brake disc.
  52.  
  53. Clean and check that the ABS sensor mating surface on the wheel spindle is true.
  54.  
  55. Apply a very small amount of grease to the mating surface.
  56.  
  57. Install the ABS sensor cable in the holder on the spring strut.
  58.  
  59. Install the ABS sensor. Lubricate the bolt and tighten it. Tighten to 88 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  60.  
  61. Install the wheel
  62.  

W/Aluminum Spindle
  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the brake caliper and limiter bolts.
  4.  
  5. Hang the caliper up using a piece of wire.
  6.  
  7. Remove the halfshaft bolt. Use a screwdriver as a counterhold on the brake disc.
  8.  
  9. Remove the locating pin holding the brake disc.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake disc.
  12.  
  13. Slacken off the end of the halfshaft in the hub by knocking the halfshaft into the hub approximately 10-15 mm.
  14.  
  15. Use a rubber or copper mallet.
  16.  
  17. Remove the nut holding the control arm. Use a Torx wrench as a counterhold.
  18.  


WARNING
Ensure that the tension strap is correctly secured in the control arms.

  1. Pull down the control arm (1) using the tension strap (2)
  2.  
  3. Release the spring strut from the control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove the halfshaft. Knock the halfshaft out using a brass drift. Hang the halfshaft as illustrated
  6.  
  7. Secure the spring strut in position
  8.  
  9. Remove the 4 bolts from the hub.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Install the hub. Use new bolts
  2.  
  3. Tighten crosswise to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm). Then tighten to 49 ft. lbs. (65 Nm). Angle-tighten 60 deg.
  4.  
  5. Turn in the spring strut and position the halfshaft in the hub.
  6.  


NOTE
Check that the seal is not worn or damaged.

  1. Install the bolt loosely on the halfshaft. Use a new bolt
  2.  
  3. Align the ball joint in the control arm
  4.  


NOTE
Be very careful when releasing the tension strap.

  1. Release the control arm slowly using the tension strap.
  2.  
  3. Install a new nut on the ball joint. Tighten to 43 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
  4.  


NOTE
The ball joint must not rotate. Use a Torx wrench as a counterhold so that the rubber boot is not damaged.

  1. Install the brake disc.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the brake disc locating pin. Tighten to 72 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  4.  


NOTE
Ensure that the brake disc and wheel rim hub mating surfaces are clean.

  1. Tighten the new halfshaft bolt.
  2.  

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the brake caliper and limiter bolts.
  4.  
  5. Hang the caliper up using a piece of wire.
  6.  
  7. Remove the halfshaft bolt. Use a screwdriver as a counterhold on the brake disc.
  8.  
  9. Remove the locating pin holding the brake disc.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake disc.
  12.  
  13. Slacken off the end of the halfshaft in the hub by knocking the halfshaft into the hub approximately 10-15mm.
  14.  
  15. Use a rubber or copper mallet.
  16.  
  17. Remove the nut holding the control arm. Use a Torx® wrench as a counterhold.
    WARNING
    Ensure that the tension strap is correctly secured in the control arms.

  18.  
  19. Pull down the control arm (1) using the tension strap (2)
  20.  
  21. Release the spring strut from the control arm.
  22.  
  23. Remove the halfshaft. Knock the halfshaft out using a brass drift. Hang the halfshaft as illustrated
  24.  
  25. Secure the spring strut in position
  26.  
  27. Remove the 4 bolts from the hub.
  28.  

To install:

  1. Install the hub. Use new bolts
  2.  
  3. Tighten crosswise to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm). Then tighten to 49 ft. lbs. (65 Nm). Angle-tighten 60 deg.
  4.  
  5. Turn in the spring strut and position the halfshaft in the hub.
    NOTE
    Check that the seal is not worn or damaged.

  6.  
  7. Install the bolt loosely on the halfshaft. Use a new bolt
  8.  
  9. Align the ball joint in the control arm
    NOTE
    Be very careful when releasing the tension strap.

  10.  
  11. Release the control arm slowly using the tension strap.
  12.  
  13. Install a new nut on the ball joint. Tighten to 43 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
    NOTE
    The ball joint must not rotate. Use a Torx® wrench as a counterhold so that the rubber boot is not damaged.

  14.  
  15. Install the brake disc.
  16.  
  17. Tighten the brake disc locating pin. Tighten to 72 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
    NOTE
    Ensure that the brake disc and wheel rim hub mating surfaces are clean.

  18.  
  19. Tighten the new halfshaft bolt.
  20.  

Adjustment



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

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

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

 
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