Rear Hub Bearing Unit Replacement - Rear Drum Brake

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1.Raise the rear of the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported. Remove the rear wheels.


2.Remove the hub cap (A), raise the stake (B), and remove the spindle nut (C).


3.Release the parking brake. Screw two 8 x 1.25 mm bolts into the drum to push it away from the hub. Turn each bolt two turns at a time to prevent cocking the drum excessively. Remove the brake drum (A).


4.Remove the hub bearing unit (A) from the spindle.


5.Install the hub bearing unit in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • Tighten all mounting hardware to the specified torque values.
  • Before installing the brake drum, clean the mating surface of the hub and the inside of the brake drum.
  • Use a new spindle nut on reassembly.
  • After tightening the spindle nut, use a drift to stake the spindle nut shoulder against the spindle.
  • Use a new hub cap on reassembly.
  • Before installing the wheel, clean the mating surface of the brake drum and the inside of the wheel.