Vue 2006-2007

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



All models use sealed wheel bearings that are pre-adjusted. If the bearing needs replacing, replace the rear wheel hub/bearing assembly.

Removal & Installation



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

    The negative battery cable
     
    The rear wheel
     
    The brake drum
     
    The drive axle nut, if equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD)
     
    The ABS electrical connector, if equipped
     

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  5. Support the axle shaft with wire.
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  7. Remove the axle shaft from the hub.
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  9. Remove the hub-to-knuckle bolts.
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  11. Remove the hub.

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    Fig. Remove the hub-to-knuckle bolts from the rear bearing/hub assembly

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    The hub to the knuckle and torque the new bolts to 62 ft. lbs. (84 Nm)
     
    The ABS electrical connector through the hole and seat the rubber grommet, if equipped
     
    The ABS electrical connector, if equipped
     
    The drive axle nut and torque to 92 ft. lbs. (125 Nm), if equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD)
     
    The brake drum
     
    The rear wheel. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm)
     

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