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1994 Ford Explorer FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS

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Download Fig. 1: Exploded View Of Automatic Locking Hub (Explorer & Ranger) Fig. 2: Exploded View Of Manual Locking Hubs (Explorer & Ranger) REMOVAL & INSTALLATION AUTOMATIC LOCKING HUBS MANUAL LOCKING HUBS Removal 3. Using magnet, remove locking key from spindle keyway. It may be necessary to rotate adjusting nut slightly to relieve pressure for locking key removal. Loosen adjusting nut with 2 3/8″ Hex Socket (T70T- 4252-B). 4. Tighten adjusting nut to 35 ft. lbs. (47 N.m) while turning hub back and forth to seat bearings. Spin hub and back off adjusting nut 90 degrees. Retighten adjusting nut to 16 INCH lbs. (1.8 N.m). 5. Align nearest hole in adjusting nut with center of spindle keyway slot. If necessary, advance nut to next lug. Install locking key in spindle keyway under adjusting nut. Install 2 thrust washers. Press plastic cam assembly onto adjusting nut while lining up key in fixed cam with spindle keyway.