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#1 (permalink) Old 03-27-2011, 12:02 PM
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hi there im new to this site,can some one tell me if it is difficult to change a rear wheel bearing,does the drive shaft have to be removed,my car is a e36 316 i 1998,would be gratefull for any advice,regards mark
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Changing the rear bearings are a PITA, the entire brake has to be removed, including the parking brake. The half shaft, exhaust and sway bar. Special tools need to be bought or made, I paid $300 to have mine done and it was well worth it. Fronts are relatively easy with some rented pullers.


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