[Biturbos4] [audi20v] HELP with S4 wheel bearing
northrup at crazybug.com
Fri Apr 20 20:58:59 EDT 2007
tire rubbing the spring?! that seems unexpected. what size tire? stock
On Sat, 21 Apr 2007, mike wrote:
> All done, thanks to those that responded.
> Unfortunately I didnt see Scotts mail until too
> I gave up on the abs sensor and did the bearing with
> the strut still attached to the car via the abs
> wiring, didnt think to find the other end and
> The old bolt got re-used, I tried to get the 85 ft-lb
> +180 but at about +135 degrees it felt like something
> was going to break so I stopped.
> Total time start to finish 5 and a bit hours, bearing
> fault was a broken up bit of case hardening, about 1/8
> diameter on the outer race on the driveshaft end of
> the bearing. This made no noise when rotated off the
> ground but got noisier when loaded (left rear bearing,
> noisier going round right hand bends).
> It did have some movement (maybe 1/8 or less at the
> tyre) when moved by hand but when being driven it
> appeared to allow enough movement for the tyre to
> touch the spring as it left some polish marks. This
> seems a bit strange to me but I cant think what else
> could have caused the polish marks.
> Anyways, thanks again
> --- QSHIPQ at aol.com wrote:
>> I leave the ABS sensor in. It should be a push in
>> and seat type. If it
>> turns but is stuck in, leave it, you will break it
>> trying to get it out. The
>> plug for it is under the rear seat in a plastic
>> retaining clip. Unplug it,
>> then pull out the rubber body plug on the axle side
>> of the wiring and get the
>> ABS sensor wire free. Then remove the hub with the
>> sensor attached. Carefully
>> zip tie the sensor wire out of the way and do the
>> normal bearing R&R.
>> This is common on the rear quattro chassis
>> A4/S4/A6/A8 etc.... The torque
>> spec given is for a new unused stretch bolt.
>> Otherwise you can snap an old
>> bolt trying to get the 180 spec. Just get it tight.
>> Scott Justusson
>> In a message dated 4/20/2007 1:26:43 P.M. Central
>> Standard Time,
>> mikemk40 at yahoo.com writes:
>> car is a â99 S4, itâs the early one with solid
>> shows the abs sensor as retained with a plate held
>> with a little allen bolt. Mine doesnât have this
>> and I
>> canât see how to get the sensor out. It does turn
>> doesnât seem to be moving
>> Can someone with a Bentley or similar have a look
>> offer some advice please and also confirm the
>> driveshaft bolt as being 85ftlb + 180 degrees
>> Quick response would be appreciated as itâs
>> here and I want to go home,
>> a real real kindness would be to also give me a
>> so I know there is mail +44 1234766545, two rings
>> hang up so it will be free for you
>> Thanks very much.
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