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Re: Wheel Bearing Replacement for $300
On Jan 22, 1:16pm, Orin Eman wrote:
> Can I replace the bearings
> > myself? Do the bearings need to be pressed in? Does anyone know
> > of a good honest Audi mechanic near San Clemente, CA?
> There is a tool... costs $200 or so which presses them in/pulls them out.
> Pays for itself with two replacements! I have one, but it's loaned out
> at the moment...
If you're willing to spend a bit more time and effort, it
can be done without the special tool, but you have to take
the strut assembly to a local machine shop to have the old
bearing pressed out and the new one put in. I believe I
wrote about the procedure a couple of years ago (August '94,
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