[V6-12v] [A4] CV-Joint.
getur at optonline.net
Sun Mar 5 22:48:10 EST 2006
On Sunday 05 March 2006 22:12, Calvyn wrote:
> So my next assumption is the wheel bearing. I removed the strut
> tower and inspected the wheel bearings, I was able to remove the two dirt
> rings and see the bearings.  I can feel a little amount of play and I
> figure to start with them. Any idea on how to get them outta there? Do I
> need a puller/press?
Just went through having the passenger side bearing replaced on my V8. The
symptom was a vibration through the steering wheel and a low pitched growl
that increased with speed. A check of the wheel with the car up on jack
stands showed a bit of play in the wheel along the vertical axis.
I had the wheel bearing replaced at a local shop and they use a hub shark to
pull the bearing off and then to reinstall it. In addition to the wheel
bearing the hub had to be replaced because it had some play in it too. I took
a look at the cost of the tool and it's a couple of hundred dollars for a
minimal set up. If you want to do it yourself then the best thing to do is to
remove the hub carrier that the bearing sits in and bring it to a machine
shop or garage that has a press that can pop the bearing out and put in a new
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