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    Toyota 4Runner 2001-06

    Wheel Bearings

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    Adjustment



    The hub bearings are a sealed unit, no adjustment is possible.

    Removal & Installation





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    Fig. Exploded view of the front axle hub and components-2001-02



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    Fig. Remove the dust cap



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    Fig. Remove the cotter pin



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    Fig. Once removed, discard the cotter pin



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    Fig. Before removal, always note the position of the axle shaft nut lock cap



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    Fig. Remove the axle shaft nut by hand, once it has been loosened with a breaker bar-4WD models



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    Fig. On 4WD models, the front axle shaft may get stuck in the hub assembly. If this occurs, thread the nut back on and gently tap it with a hammer (preferably plastic)



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    Fig. Exploded view of the hub nut, locking ring and cotter pin



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    Fig. Removing the snap ring on free wheel hub models



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    Fig. Unfasten the brake hose banjo bolt, and then plug the line



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    Fig. Remove the brake caliper mounting bolts, and then remove the caliper



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    Fig. Unfasten the lower ball joint bolts, and then separate the lower ball joint



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    Fig. You must use a special tool to separate the ball joint from the upper control arm



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    Fig. Remove the axle hub from the steering knuckle



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    Fig. Use a press to release the bearing from the knuckle assembly

    1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    2.  
    3. Remove the front wheel.
    4.  
    5. Remove the strut assembly.
    6.  
    7. Remove the axle end cap (dust cap), then remove the cotter pin and lock nut. Discard the cotter pin.
    8.  
    9. On models with ABS, remove the ABS speed sensor and wire harness clamp from the steering knuckle.
    10.  
    11. Remove the brake line bracket from the steering knuckle.
    12.  
    13. Remove the caliper and rotor.
    14.  
    15. Disconnect the lower ball joint from the knuckle.
    16.  
    17. Remove the cotter pin and loosen the nut from the upper ball joint. Discard the cotter pin.
    18.  
    19. Using a Special Tool 09950-40011 (or equivalent ball joint remove), disconnect the steering knuckle. If equipped with 4WD and the halfshaft will not release from the knuckle, tap the halfshaft with a plastic hammer to remove.
    20.  
    21. Clamp the hub assembly until the it holds the hub bolts. Do not tighten it further.
    22.  
    23. If equipped with 4WD, pry out the inner seal. If equipped with 2WD, remove the grease cap.
    24.  
    25. Remove the mounting bolts and shaft the brake dust cover towards the hub side. Using Special Tool 09710-30021, remove the hub from the steering knuckle.
    26.  
    27. Remove the bearing spacer and ABS speed sensor rotor.
    28.  
    29. Using a suitable pry too, remove the outer oil seal from the steering knuckle.
    30.  
    31. Using snap ring pliers, remove the snap ring holding the bearing in the steering knuckle. Using a suitable shop press, remove the bearing from the steering knuckle.
    32.  

    To install:

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    Fig. Press the new bearing into the steering knuckle



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    Fig. Using a plastic hammer, install the new seal



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    Fig. A Special Service Tool (SST) may be required to install the ABS speed sensor



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    Fig. Install the bearing spacer



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    Fig. Install a new inside oil seal using a plastic hammer

    1. Using Special Tool 09527-17011, 09950-60020 and a shop press, install a new bearing to the steering knuckle. Using snap ring pliers, install a new ring to the bearing assembly.
    2.  
    3. Using Special Tool 09223-15030, 09527-17011 and a plastic hammer, install a new outer oil to the steering knuckle. Coat the oil seal lip with multipurpose grease.
    4.  
    5. Using Special Tool 09649-17010 and a shop press, install the hub to the steering knuckle.
    6.  
    7. Install the ABS speed sensor rotor. Take care not to scratch the serration of the rotor.
    8.  
    9. Using Special Tool 09950-60010, 09950-70010 and a shop press, install the bearing spacer.
    10.  
    11. If equipped with 4WD, use Special Tool 09527-17011 and a plastic hammer, and install a new inner oil seal. Coat the oil seal lip with multipurpose grease. If equipped with 2WD, install the grease cap.
    12.  
    13. The remainder of the installation is the reverse order of removal. Note the following torque values:
      1. Upper ball joint nut: 80 ft. lbs. (105 Nm)
      2.  
      3. Lower ball joint nuts: 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
      4.  
      5. ABS speed sensor: 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm)
      6.  
      7. Hub lock nut: 174 ft. lbs. (235 Nm)
      8.  

    14.  
    15. Tighten the lug nuts, the bleed the brake system.
    16.  
    17. Have the alignment checked at a reputable repair facility.
    18.  



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    Fig. Exploded view of the front axle hub and components-2003-05

    1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    2.  
    3. Remove the front wheel.
    4.  
    5. Remove the ABS speed sensor and wire harness clamp from the steering knuckle.
    6.  
    7. Remove the brake line bracket from the steering knuckle.
    8.  
    9. Remove the caliper and rotor.
    10.  
    11. If equipped with 4WD, remove the axle hub grease cap. Remove the cotter pin and lock cap. Remove the hub nut.
    12.  
    13. Disconnect the stabilizer links, tie rod end, lower and upper control arms from the steering knuckle. For additional information, see the following topic: -Steering Knuckle, Removal & Installation-.
    14.  
    15. If equipped with 4WD, use a plastic hammer to separate the halfshaft from the axle hub.
    16.  
    17. Mount the steering knuckle assembly in a soft jaw vise.
    18.  
    19. If equipped with 2WD, remove the grease cap. If equipped with 4WD, remove the inner oil seal.
    20.  
    21. Using a hammer and chisel, unstake the adjusting nut. Using Special Tool 09318-12010, remove the adjusting nut.
    22.  
    23. Remove the mounting bolts and separate the axle hub from the steering knuckle. Remove the O-ring from the axle hub.
    24.  
    25. Mount the axle hub in a soft jaw vise. Using Special Tool 09710-30021, remove the bearing.
    26.  

    To install:

    1. Using Special Tool 09649-17010, press the new bearing into the axle hub.
    2.  
    3. Apply multipurpose grease to a new hub O-ring. Install the O-ring to the axle hub. Install the dust cover and hub to the steering knuckle. Tighten the bolts to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Using Special Tool 09318-12010, install a new adjusting nut and tighten to 203 ft. lbs. (275 Nm).
    6.  
    7. If equipped with 4WD, use Special Tool 09527-17011, 09950-70010 and a shop press, and install a new inner oil to the knuckle. If equipped with 2WD, use a brass drift and hammer to install a new grease cap.
    8.  
    9. The remainder of the installation is the reverse order of removal. Note the following torque values:
      1. Upper control arm nut: 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
      2.  
      3. Lower control arm bolts: 166 ft. lbs. (225 Nm)
      4.  
      5. Tie rod end: 67 ft. lbs. (91 Nm)
      6.  
      7. Stabilizer links: 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm)
      8.  
      9. Hub nut: 173 ft. lbs. (235 Nm). Using a new cotter pin.
      10.  

    10.  
    11. Tighten the lug nuts, the bleed the brake system.
    12.  
    13. Have the alignment checked at a reputable repair facility.
    14.  

     
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