Home Auto Repair 1997 Ford Aerostar/Ranger Wheel Grease Seal and Bearing Front Replacement and Repacking

1997 Ford Aerostar/Ranger Wheel Grease Seal and Bearing Front Replacement and Repacking

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Download The recommended wheel bearing lubricant is lithium-base High-Temperature Constant Velocity Joint Grease E43Z-19590-A or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESP-M1C207-A. CAUTION: Sodium-base grease is not compatible with lithium-base grease. Do not intermix. Clean all old lubricant grease prior to lubricating front/rear wheel bearing. Use of incompatible bearing lubricant could result in premature lubricant breakdown. NOTE: If bearing adjustment does not eliminate looseness or rough and noisy operation, clean, inspect and repack the hub and wheel bearings with specified wheel grease. If wheel bearing cup or the cone and roller assemblies are worn or damaged, they should be replaced. Manual Locking Hub, Ranger Disassembly 1. Raise the vehicle and install Rotunda Car/Truck Stands 077-00018 or equivalent. 2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. 3. Remove the retainer washers and remove the hub assembly.