Rear Hub Bearing Unit Replacement - Rear Disc Brake

Exploded View-Disc Brake


Hub Replacement-Disc Brake

1.Raise the rear of the vehicle, and support it with safety stands in the proper locations.

2.Remove the wheel nuts and rear wheel.


3.Remove the brake caliper bracket mounting bolts (A), and remove the caliper assembly (B) from the spindle. To prevent damage to the caliper assembly or brake hose, use a short piece of wire to hang the caliper assembly from the undercarriage. Do not twist the brake hose with force.


4.Remove the hub cap (A).


5.Raise the stake (B), and remove the spindle nut (C).

6.Remove the 6 mm brake disc retaining screws (A).


7.Screw two 8 x 1.25 mm bolts (B) into the disc to push it away from the hub. Turn each bolt two turns at a time to prevent cocking the disc excessively.

8.Remove the brake disc (C).

9.Remove the hub bearing unit (A).


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

  • Tighten all mounting hardware to the specified torque values.
  • Use a new spindle nut on reassembly.
  • Wash the spindle thoroughly in high flash point solvent before reassembly.
  • Before installing the spindle nut, apply a small amount of engine oil to the seating surface of the nut. After tightening, use a drift to stake the spindle nut shoulder against the spindle.
  • Before installing the brake disc, clean the matching surfaces of the hub bearing unit and brake disc.
  • Before installing the wheel, clean the mating surfaces of the brake disc and the inside of the wheel.
  • Check the wheel alignment, and adjust it if necessary.