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Below are directions for removing the rotor:
Important: Inspect the axle spindle to ensure that the hub seal has not remained on the axle. The hub seal must be removed before the hub assembly can be installed.
Important: The wheel hub seal must be replaced anytime the wheel hub assembly is removed from the axle housing.
Lubricate the following with a light coat of high melting point EP bearing lubricant:
Important: The rubber outer sealing rings of the oil seal must be driven into the wheel hub first.
Important: If the wheel hub assembly does not fully seat itself onto the axle shaft spindle and is removed, the wheel hub seal must be replaced.
Rotate the hub in the opposite direction to the way the adjuster nut is turning.
Ensure the inner bearing and the seal seats against the spindle shoulder.
Tighten Tighten the adjusting nut to 70 N·m (52 lb ft).