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My Dodge Dakota is making a rubbing noise when I drive ...

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My Dodge Dakota is making a rubbing noise when I drive streight or a bit worse when I turn left. When I turn right the noise goes away until I streighten out then it comes back.

hello, you have a bad front wheel/hub bearing,tim

if replacement instructions are needed please let me know,tim

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
If I have to replace the left front wheel/hub bearing,how do I do that?

-- it is usually the opposite side when turning that is bad -- i would check the right front first.tim

HUB/BEARING

REMOVAL

  1. Raise and support vehicle.
  2. Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  3. Remove axle nut.
  4. Remove ABS wheel speed sensor if equipped, Refer torakes.
  5. Remove the brake caliper and rotor, Refer torakes.
  6. Remove hub/bearing mounting bolts from the steering knuckle
  7. Slid hub/bearing out of the steering knuckle and off the axle

INSTALLATION

  1. Install the hub/bearing into the steering knuckle and tighten the bolts to 166 N·m (123 ft. lbs.)
  2. Install the brake rotor and caliper.
  3. Install ABS wheel speed sensor if equipped.
  4. Install axle nut and tighten to 235 N·m (173 ft. lbs.) and install cotter pin.
  5. Install wheel and tire assembly.
  6. Remove support and lower vehicle

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