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Old 08-08-2018, 06:56 PM   #1
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DIY wheel bearing tip - don't need the $300+ tool

I just replaced my rear bearings with a $69 bearing kit from Amazon. It removed the old bearing, installed the new bearing, and installed the wheel hub. Without removing the carrier from the car.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FLVOAZI/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Ball joint removal rented from Autozone.

How did I remove the wheel hub from the bearing? Grabbed some 14mm 1.5 pitch bolts from a local hardware store and put some spacers between the hub and carrier and pushed it out using the lug bolt threads. Didn't mess up the threads. Even if I had it would have been cheaper just to find a used hub.

One bearing came out whole and the other split on the hub - did a little cutting with a 1.5" blade on a drill and it slid right off.







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Old 08-09-2018, 05:53 PM   #2
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I used the same kit for mine. I used a slide hammer puller to take the hub out of the bearing.
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