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2002 nissan maxima: I replace a pressed in front wheel bearing

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How do I replace a pressed in front wheel bearing on my 2002 Nissian Maxima? I do have access to a Arbor press.



You will need to first remove the steering knuckle:



Next, with steering knuckle removed, you will need to press the hub from the knuckle assembly. Next, remove inner and outer grease seals. Remove inner and outer snap rings from knuckle(snap ring pliers are needed for this- $15 at most parts stores). Then press the wheel bearing from knuckle.


Install new bearing in reverse procedure.



Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Eric -- What is the size of the Lock Nut and torque requirement when I reassemble?



Here are torque specs:





It has been awhile since I have done one, but if memory serves me it is either 32 or 34 mm nut...

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