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2003 ford focus SE: rear wheel bearing..2.0L

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I need a step by step procedure to replace or regrece rear wheel bearing on a 2003 ford focos SE 2.0L
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Glenn replied 7 years ago.

HiCustomer

I do not recommend this for avgerage DIY's. The bearing is pressed into the hub and is NOT greaseable!

hub removal

SECTION 204-02: Rear Suspension2003 Focus Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATIONProcedure revision date: 01/24/2003


 

Wheel Hub Printable View (175 KB)

 

Removal

All vehicles

  1. Remove the dust cap.

Vehicles with rear disc brakes

  1. Remove the rear brake disc. For additional information, refer to Section 206-04.
  1. CAUTION: Use a socket to remove the wheel hub retaining nut to prevent damage.

    Remove the wheel hub.
    • Remove the wheel hub retaining nut.

Vehicles with rear drum brakes

  1. CAUTION: The wheel hub removal in this procedure is for installing new wheel bearings, not for access to brake system components.

    Remove the wheel and tire. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04.
  1. Release the parking brake.
  1. CAUTION: Use a socket to remove the wheel hub retaining nut to prevent damage.

    Remove the wheel hub.
    • Remove the wheel hub retaining nut.

Installation

Vehicles with rear drum brakes

  1. CAUTION: Avoid any impact on the wheel speed sensor ring.

    CAUTION: Make sure the wheel speed sensor ring is clean.

    CAUTION: Avoid any contact between the wheel speed sensor ring and a magnetic surface.

    CAUTION: The wheel hub retaining nut can be re-used four times, mark the wheel hub retaining nut.

    NOTE: Do not fully tighten the wheel hub retaining nut at this stage.

    Install the wheel hub.
  1. CAUTION: Rotate the brake drum 10 times in the opposite direction when tightening the wheel hub retaining nut to prevent damage to the bearing.

    Tighten the wheel hub retaining nut.
  1. Apply the parking brake.
  1. Install the wheel and tire. For additional information, refer to Section 206-04.

Vehicles with rear disc brakes

  1. CAUTION: Avoid any impact on the wheel speed sensor ring.

    CAUTION: Make sure the wheel speed sensor ring is clean.

    CAUTION: Avoid any contact between the wheel speed sensor ring and a magnetic surface.

    CAUTION: The wheel hub retaining nut can be re-used four times, mark the wheel hub retaining nut.

    NOTE: Do not fully tighten the wheel hub retaining nut at this stage.

    Install the wheel hub.
  1. CAUTION: Rotate the hub assembly 10 times in the opposite direction when tightening the wheel hub retaining nut to prevent damage to the bearing.

    Tighten the wheel hub retaining nut.
  1. Install the rear brake disc. For additional information, refer to Section 206-04.

All vehicles

  1. NOTE: If the dust cap was damaged on removal a new dust cap must be installed.

    Install the dust cap.

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