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Here is what needs to be done to replace the hub. Feel free to contact me with any questions! Good luck!
Important: Wrap the wheel drive shaft boot with a clean shop towel this will help protect the cv joint boot.
Caution: These fasteners MUST be replaced with new fasteners anytime they become loose or are removed. Failure to replace these fasteners after they become loose or are removed may cause loss of vehicle control and personal injury.
Notice: Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.
Tighten Tighten the NEW wheel bearing/hub bolts to 130 N·m (96 lb ft).
Important: Ensure that the connector clip engages the bracket properly.
Not if the hub comes off with ease. If the hub has corroded you may need a torch and an air chisel to loosen it up. That would be a worse case scenario. I have seen them come right off, but there are a few tomes where the hub can be a real trouble to get out. Good luck!