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In this section you will find complete step by step instructions for properly replacing the front wheel hub bearing assembly. If you follow these steps you are assured to make the front wheel hub bearing removal and replacement as easy as possible.

Step by Step Hub Bearing replacement procedure:

Step 1. You will need to jack up the car and remove the front wheels to gain access to the front brake components. Click on any image for a close up look.
Step 2. Remove the two Brake Caliper bolts from top and bottom.
Remove Caliper Bolts
Step 3. Remove the Caliper. It may be necessary to use a screwdriver to pry the caliper loose allowing it to be removed easily.
Remove Front Brake Caliper
Step 4. Remove the Front Brake Pads. They will slide off from each side.
Remove Brake Pads
Step 5. Remove the two caliper mounting bracket bolts. You may need to use an extension to break these bolts free.
Remove Caliper Mounting Bracket Bolts
Step 6. Remove the Caliper Mounting Bracket.
Remove Caliper Mounting Bracket>
Step 7. Remove Front Brake Rotor. Should the rotor become stuck, you may need to use a Large Hammer to jar it loose.
Remove Front Brake Rotor
Step 8. Remove the Center Hub Bearing Retaining Nut and the three retaining bolts from the back of the hub bearing.
Hub Bearing Removal
Step 9. Use an Air Hammer to loosen the axle shaft from the Hub Bearing assembly.
Loosen axle shaft
Step 10. Make sure to disconnect the ABS Sensor wire and then remove the hub bearing.
Remove Hub Bearing
Step 11. Slide the new Hub bearing Assembly on and install the three retaining bolts from the rear and tighten. Make sure if there was a thin spacer that it is installed also.
Hub bearing
Step 12. Install the center Nut, Tighten and reconnect the ABS wire connector if equipped.
Hub Bearing Nut
Step 13. Install the New Rotor over the wheel studs.
Install New Rotor
Step 14. Install caliper mounting bracket using the two bolts you removed in Step 5.
Install Caliper Mounting Bracket
Step 15. You may want to apply a small amount of "blue" LockTite to the bolts before tightening them.
Secure Bracket
Step 16. Apply a small amount of non-drying brake silicon to the back of the New brake pads. This will help reduce noise that is caused by vibration.
Lubricate New Pads
Step 17. Install the brake pads into the sides of the caliper mounting bracket. Be sure to wipe off any lubricant that might have gotten on the rotors.
Install New Brake Pads
Step 18. Compress the caliper pistons. Here we use a caliper compressor but a c-clamp or equivalent can also be used.
Compress Caliper piston/s
Step 19. Install the Caliper. Slide the caliper over the pads and align the caliper mounting holes and install the two bolts removed in Step 2.
Install Caliper

Attach the wheels and pump the brake pedal before you test drive it!

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