Special Tools Required Hub dis/assembly tool ( 07965-SA70100)
Ball joint remover, 28 mm ( 07MAC-SL00200) Attachment 62 x 64 mm ( 07947-6340400) Driver ( 07749-0010000) Support base ( 07965-SD90100)
Raise the front of the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
Remove the wheel nuts, and front wheel.
Remove the brake hose bracket mounting bolt (A).
Remove the caliper bracket mounting bolts (B), and remove the caliper assembly (C) from the knuckle. To prevent damage to the caliper assembly or brake hose, use a short piece of wire to hang the caliper assembly from the undercarriage. Do not twist the brake hose with force.
Raise the stake (A), and remove the spindle nut (B).
Remove the brake disc retaining flat screws (A).
Screw two 8 x 1.25 mm bolts (B) into the disc to push it away from the hub. Turn each bolt two turns at a time to prevent cocking the disc excessively.
Remove the flange bolt (A) and wheel sensor (B) from the knuckle. Do not disconnect the wheel sensor connector.
Remove the cotter pin (A) from the tie-rod end ball joint, and remove the nut (B).
NOTE: During installation, insert the new cotter pin, and bend its end as shown (C) or (D).
Separate the hub (A) from the knuckle (B) using the special tool and a hydraulic press. Hold the knuckle with the attachment (C) of the hydraulic press or equivalent tool. Take care not to deform the splash guard. Hold onto the hub to keep it from falling when pressed clear.
Press the wheel bearing inner race (A) off of the hub (B) using the special tool, a commercially available bearing separator (C), and a press.
Remove the snap ring (A) and the splash guard (B) from the knuckle (C).
Press the wheel bearing (A) out of the knuckle (B) using the special tool and a press.
Wash the knuckle and hub thoroughly in high flash point solvent before reassembly.
Press a new wheel bearing (A) into the knuckle (B) using the old bearing (C), a steel plate (D), the special tool, and a press.
Note the wheel bearing insertion direction. Insert the wheel bearing with the hub bearing insede seal (E) side, mounted bearing with the encoder (brown color), toward the knuckle.
Remove the oil, grease, dust and other foreign material from the encoder surface.
Keep any magnetic tool away from the encoder surface.
Take care not to damage the encoder surface when inserting wheel bearing.
Install the snap ring (A) securely in the knuckle (B).
Install the splash guard (C), and tighten the screws (D) to the specified torque.
Press a new wheel bearing (A) onto the hub (B) using the special tools and a press.