[Vwdiesel] Bad vibrations ...

Roger Brown 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
> home
> > ?  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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