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I put the bearings on backwards can I drive it to the store…

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I put the bearings on backwards can I drive it to the store to get some new bearings

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The rear wheel axle bearings

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Jeep Mechanic: Randall C, ASE Master Tech replied 11 months ago
Randall C
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Hello, I would not recommend this at all. Sure it may be ok but, you run the risk of damaging the axle itself and then will become a lot more costly. I would try to get another way to get the bearings to be on the safe side, I would hate to say you are ok then something happen, Be safe and do not run on reversed bearings if possible

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