1999 Volvo V70 XC Wheel Hub Unit Removal and Installation

1999 Volvo V70 XC



1. Remove the wheel. Remove the ABS sensor. Detach the ABS sensor cable from the spring strut.

2. Remove both mounting bolts from the brake caliper. Hang up the brake caliper on the spring strut to prevent strain on brake hose.Do not disconnect brake hose.

3. Remove the bolt from end of axle shaft. See Fig. 7 . Remove the locating pin for the brake disc. Remove the brake disc.

4. Tap the end of the axle shaft into the hub approximately 0.4-0.6" (10-15 mm) using a brass drift. Remove the upper link for the anti-roll bar from the spring strut.

5. Remove the steering arm (tie rod end) from the wheel spindle using Puller (999 5259), or equivalent. ,....


1. Install the wheel hub unit. Use NEW bolts. Lightly lubricate the outer threads and tighten in crisscross pattern to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS .

2. Inspect axle shaft for damage to the mating surfaces with the wheel bearing. Check the splines. Clean and check the pulse wheel. Check the shape of the cogs. Lubricate the splines and mating surfaces with the wheel bearing sparingly.

3. Remove the axle shaft from where it was hung earlier. Turn the spring strut a half turn to disconnect it from the control arm. Ensure not to damage the brake hose. Download File PDF

Close Menu