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I need to replace my rear wheel bearings on a Mazda 2006

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I need to replace my rear wheel bearings on a Mazda 2006 2500 Bravo manual 4x4.
are the bearings pressed on and how can they be removed.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

They are pressed into the axle tubes but not by a press. You need a slide hammer and axle bearing puller to remove them. Its a tool that folds over flat then when inserted it spreads out open and catches the inside of the bearing, then the slide hammer yanks it out. You install them with a hammer and drift punch.

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