Ford Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
See Figure 1
Do not disconnect the brake hose from the caliper.
If the nut splits or cracks after staking, it must be replaced with a new nut.
See Figures 2, 3, 4 and 5
If the brake rotor shield is removed, a new rotor shield must be installed.
Do not remove the wheel lug bolts if they are not damaged.
Fig. Fig. 2: Remove and discard the inner wheel bearing oil seal
Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the retainer ring (arrow) from the steering knuckle
Fig. Fig. 4: Use a press and an appropriate tool to remove the wheel bearing
Fig. Fig. 5: A chisel can be used to remove the brake rotor shield. If the shield is removed, always replace it with a new one
Always use a new inner wheel bearing oil seal on the inboard side of the knuckle.