[Vwdiesel] Bad vibrations ...
r.c.brown at ieee.org
Sun Apr 4 18:28:04 EDT 2004
Lee Hillsgrove wrote:
> > I have never changed the bearing on my A3, is it something I can do at
> > ? Any special tools required ?
> I just did both sides recently in my A3. Yes, you will need to either pull
> the strut and knuckle assembly out and bring it to someone with a hydraulic
> press or just do it on the car with a screw-type puller made for the
> purpose. There is the possibility of fabricating a similar tool using a
> hydraulic bottle jack, if you are handy and have access to metalworking
> equipment. You'll also need a grinder or pneumatic chisel to get the outside
> inner race off of the hub. Of course, a cement floor with a floor jack and
> jackstands are really nice plus basic hand tools are going to be a given.
> I didn't have the puller myself but know a dealer tech, a fellow ham, who
> brought his home as a favor. :-))
Here's how I did mine (A1):
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