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Old 07-17-2009, 10:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I need to replace a front wheel bearing, just wanted to know if their are any specials tools needed. ones of the mechanics around here didnt want to touch it hah

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Old 07-18-2009, 04:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Piece of cake to change, did both of mine in 45 minutes, the tools needed are listed, no special tools required and remember to replace the BACK PLATE before you put the new bearing on!!:

How to: Front wheel bearing (hub) replacement
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Sweet! thanks, everyone's making a big deal about it. but then again most the people around here drive GM, so a lot of the shops don't repair imports.
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