I couldn't budge the thing though, doing the job on my drive, you really need to put the vehicle up in the air to get the purchase. . Below is a pic taken after replacement - you can see the new bolts. Nope, it was defiantly the right rear bearing. And this past weekend had 3 passengers and the noise was much more pronounced. I changed a bearing at ~50k because I thought it was bad.
I plan on tackling it this weekend. Best compromise is to take the hub unit off and take to a garage with a press, they won't change too much. The rear wheel bearing and hub come as one piece so you do not need to worry about pressing them together. Even dealers get both in stock when changing. There was no play but man it sounded awful! I am going to take a look at it tomorrow again myself. The old ones don't make any noise yet but I feel they're reaching end of their life soon. .
Hi, The bearing comes already pressed into the hub, onto which you mount the disc. As I am learning there is no way to tell what size until the old one is removed. I believe it is the Passenger Rear as when I turn left the noise increased. December 15, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You probably just didn't get it in same position going back in. Begin by safely raising and supporting your vehicle.
You should be getting at least 250k on them. However now that my ride is quieter I can hear what I believe is the Passenger Front bearing begining to make noise. I'm 99% positive that its the wheel bearing. The outer bearing in the hub will rock significantly, so it was well worn. Removal and replacement is easy as long as you have the right tools. After they come out, thread them back a few turns in and hit on the heads to push the wheel bearing out. If you are getting a sound from your rear wheels like a small jet trying to take off, and it increases with the speed of the vehicle, you may need a new rear wheel bearing.
Make sure to read the section about the axle bolt! Brother in law had a nice long 6ft rachet to aid in the removal and tightening of the 18mm Triple Square Bolt. Comments and Suggestions: Bobby Comments: We took the caliper off but not the bracket,we wiggled the rotor out,took old hub off,put new 1 on but couldn't get the rotor back in??? They fail one after another. Loosen the 4x 12 point bolts holding the wheel bearing housing. The calliper mounting bracket needs to come off in order to remove the disc off the hub. April 16, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Good catch, it isn't covered in the caliper article.
Now you can push the axle the rest of the way out. I had to go in to the dealer. This is getting expensive and they have worn out for no apperent reason. Both sides were the same difficulty. · Remove the caliper, · Take the rotor off, · Remove the 3 bolts that attach the lower ball joint, · Remove the large center bolt in the hub · Remove the 4 bolts holding the hub assembly.
I put them back on with the impact wrench, probably 400 ft lbs worth! You think i should make a topic with the work i've done on it and stuff? I have 76K miles on my original bearing. We are always looking for top class Companies to join and support this website, so to get more details of our excellent value advertising packages please for full details. Hi, i need to this , just finished doing the cam job, timing kit, and after i took it out for a drive 1st real drive after i bought it , the noise is oooo loud on the rear wheel bearing. Thanks for the feedback guys. Then you can remove the lug bolts and remove the wheel. You will need a three arm puller to perform this work.
Maybe we should keep track of the brands of bearings and cars manufacturing dates for bearings that do suffer from infant mortality. Thanks, Jim March 8, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You will need either a M8, M12 or M14 triple square and a 30mm 12 point metric socket. I was correct, the inside bearing on the hub assembly was shot. Want to be as sure as possible as my warranty says if I get diags done and it is not a fault they will cover as in just tyre noise I would have to pay the diag fee Jack the corner up and spin the wheel, mine was grinding and was completely obvious and also if I grabbed the top and bottom of the wheel while it was jacked up I could wobble the whole wheel. Again, I do it in this order because it's more stable - don't try to force the axle all the way out without removing the ball joint because there's isn't enough clearance. Although you do not have to remove the carrier while removing the caliper, you should mention it in this write up, as it is essential. Introduction The front wheel bearings come with the hub assembly and are not sold separately.