Home Auto Repair 2002 Chevrolet Wheel Hub, Bearing, and Seal Replacement

2002 Chevrolet Wheel Hub, Bearing, and Seal Replacement

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Download Removal Procedure 1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle with safety stands. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information. 2. Remove the tire and the wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation in Tires and Wheels. 3. Remove the brake caliper. Refer to Brake Caliper Replacement – Front in Disc Brakes. 4. Remove the dust cap from the rotor. 5. Remove the cotter pin, the nut, and the washer. Important Do not damage the outer bearing and the spindle threads. 6. Remove the wheel hub and bearing from the spindle. 7. Remove the outer bearing. 8. Remove the seal. Pry the seal out and discard the seal. 9. Remove the inner bearing. 10. Clean all of the parts in a solvent, then air dry. Do not spin the bearings with compressed air. 11. Make sure all of the parts are clean and free of grease. 12. Inspect the rotor. Refer to Brake Rotor Surface and Wear Inspection in Disc Brakes. 13. Inspect the bearings and the races for wear or damage. Refer to Wheel Bearings Diagnosis in Suspension General Diagnosis. 14. Remove the inner and outer races using J 29117-A, if necessary. Installation Procedure Important -Make sure that all of the parts are clean and free of grease. -Apply an approved high-temperature front wheel bearing grease to the spindle at the inner and outer bearing seat, the shoulder, and the seal seat. -Also, finger apply a small amount of grease inboard of each bearing cup in the rotor.