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1996 Ford Taurus Hub & Bearing Assembly Removal & Installation

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Download Hub and Bearing Assembly Removal 1. Turn ignition switch to the OFF position and place the steering column in the unlock position. 2. Remove wheel hub retainer. 3. Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02. 4. NOTE: Make sure steering column is in the unlocked position, and do not use a hammer to separate tie rod end (3A130) from the front wheel knuckle (3K185). Use extreme care not to damage boot seal. Remove cotter pin from tie rod end stud and remove slotted nut. Discard cotter pin and nut. 5. Using Tie Rod End Remover TOOL-3290-D or equivalent and Tie Rod End Remover Adapter T81P-3504-W, remove tie rod end from front wheel knuckle. 6. CAUTION: Use extreme care not to damage boot seal. Do not use power tools to remove the nut, or bearing and seal damage will result. Loosen the nut first, then remove nut from stud using the hex hold feature. Remove stabilizer bar link (5K484) from front shock absorber (18124). 7. Remove disc brake caliper (2B120) and wire in such a manner as to obtain working space. Do not allow disc brake caliper to separate from the front disc brake caliper anchor plate (2B292) to prevent contamination of the disc brake guide pin journals. Do not allow disc brake caliper to hang from rear wheel brake hose (2A442). Remove front disc brake rotor (1125). Remove front disc brake rotor from wheel hub (1104) by pulling it off the lug bolt (1107). If front disc brake rotor is difficult to remove from front wheel knuckle, strike front disc brake rotor sharply between lug bolt with a rubber or plastic hammer.