What tool do I need to remove a wheel bearing?

What Tools Do I Need To Replace A Wheel Bearing?

  1. A set of needle-nosed pliers.
  2. ratchet wrench with various sized sockets.
  3. flat-head screwdriver.
  4. jack.
  5. star wrench for loosening nuts on the wheel.

How much torque does it take to remove a wheel bearing?

with no more than 15 to 20 ft. lbs. of torque while rotating the wheel to make sure the bearings are seated.

How do I remove a hub assembly without a puller?

Steps to take if you want to know how to remove bearing from the shaft without a puller

  1. Select the right surface.
  2. Apply the vehicle’s parking brake.
  3. Use a car jack to raise your vehicle.
  4. Place jack stands under your vehicle.
  5. Remove the coverings and trays that are in the way.
  6. Remove the tires.

What is a Tommy tool?

Tommy allows techs to pull the wheel bearing in minutes on select Ford and Subaru models. Unlike other tools on the market that pull at an angle, Tommy removes the bearing by using three robust push rods to triangulate the force.

What tools do I need to replace a wheel hub?

Materials Needed

  1. ⅜ drive ratchet.
  2. ⅜ drive socket set – metric and standard.
  3. ⅜ or ½ drive torque wrench.
  4. ½ Inch drive breaker bar.
  5. ½ Inch drive wheel socket set.
  6. ½ Inch drive metric and standard socket set.
  7. Allen set metric and standard sockets.
  8. Axle nut socket set.

What happens if you over tighten a wheel bearing?

It’s possible to damage the wheel, rotor, and hub assembly. The wheel can come off if over-torquing the nuts/bolts is done. It happens, but it doesn’t happen a lot. The only way to tighten them is with a Torque wrench.

Can you hammer in a wheel bearing?

A hammer is a technician’s best friend to remove stuck parts or to install a part with a tight fit. But, should you use a hammer to remove or install a wheel bearing? Yes, you can use a hammer.

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