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Transmission & driveline » Front axle (FAX) » Front wheel hub and knuckle
Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

  1. Remove the wheel and tire assembly using power tool. Refer to WT "Adjustment".
  2. Remove wheel sensor and sensor harness. Refer to BRC "FRONT WHEEL SENSOR : Removal and Installation".
  3. Remove brake caliper using power tool, leaving brake caliper hydraulic lines connected. Reposition brake caliper aside with wire. Refer to BR "BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY : Exploded View". NOTE: Avoid depressing brake pedal while brake caliper is removed.
  4. Put match

CAUTION:

  • Use paint for matching parts. Do not damage the disc rotor or wheel hub assembly.
  • Do not drop disc rotor.

REMOVAL

    5.   Remove and discard cotter pin, and then loosen wheel hub lock nut, using Tool (A).

Tool number : KV40104000 ( - )

REMOVAL

  1. Separate the drive shaft from the wheel hub and bearing assembly by lightly tapping the end of the drive shaft using a suitable tool and a wood block. NOTE: Use suitable puller, if wheel hub and drive shaft cannot be separated after performing the above procedure.
  2. Remove wheel hub lock nut.
  3. Remove the nut and separate the steering outer socket from steering knuckle. Refer to ST "Removal and Installation".
  4. Remove the nuts and bolts, then separate the steering knuckle from strut assembly. Refer to FSU "Removal and Installation".
  5. Suspend the drive shaft with suitable wire.

CAUTION:

  • Do not place drive shaft joint at an extreme angle. Also be careful not to overextend slide joint.
  • Do not allow drive shaft to hang down without support for joint sub-assembly, shaft and the other parts.

REMOVAL

  1. Remove steering knuckle from transverse link.
  2. Remove wheel studs (1) from wheel hub, using the suitable tool (A).

CAUTION:

  • Remove stud only when necessary.
  • Do not hammer the wheel stud or damage to the wheel bearing may occur.
  • Pull the wheel stud straight out to avoid damaging the stud.

REMOVAL

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of the removal.

CAUTION:

  • During installation, do not damage the wheel bearing seal. If damage has occurred, replace wheel bearing with a new one.
  • Do not allow paint to adhere to the wheel bearing seal.
  • Check each mating surface for water and foreign matter. If there is any water or foreign matter, clean the mounting surface.
  • Position the stud (1) to the wheel hub flange. Place a washer (A) and nut (B) on the opposite end of the stud, tighten to press the stud into the wheel hub flange.

CAUTION:

  • Check that no clearance exists between wheel hub, and wheel stud after installation.
  • Do not reuse wheel stud.

INSTALLATION

  • Do not reuse steering knuckle and transverse link nut.
  • Clean the mating surface of wheel hub lock nut and wheel hub. CAUTION: Do not apply lubricating oil to the mating surface of the wheel hub lock nut and the wheel hub.
  • Clean the mating surface of drive shaft, wheel hub, and wheel bearing. And then apply Molykote M77 to surface (A) of joint subassembly of drive shaft.

    CAUTION: Apply Molykote M77 to cover entire flat surface of joint subassembly of drive shaft.

Molykote M77 quantity : 1.0 - 3.0 g (0.04 - 0.10 oz)

INSTALLATION

  • When reusing disc rotor, align the matching marks during removal.
  • Perform the final tightening of each part under unladen conditions, which were removed when removing wheel hub and axle housing.
  • When installing a cotter pin, securely bend the basal portion to prevent rattles.

    CAUTION: Do not reuse cotter pin.

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