FRONT AXLE HUB INSTALLATION


  1. INSTALL FRONT AXLE HUB BEARING


    1. A003FX5E01

      Using SST and a press, install a new front axle hub bearing.

      SST
      09649-17010
      09950-70010   ( 09951-07100 )

      Note

      Do not press on or damage the bearing seal of the front axle hub bearing.

      Tech Tips

      Make sure the lip of the front axle hub bearing faces the vehicle exterior.

  2. INSTALL FRONT DISC


    1. A003ASXE02

      Install the front disc as shown in the illustration.

    2. A003CJ9E01

      Install the front disc with the 6 bolts.

      Torque:
      62 N*m  { 632 kgf*cm, 46 ft.*lbf }
  3. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL ADJUSTING NUT (w/ ABS)


    1. Install the hub nut to the front axle hub bolt.

    2. Hold the front axle assembly in a vise between aluminium plates.

      Note


      • Do not overtighten the vise.

      • Hold the hub nut in a vise to secure the axle hub and bearing assembly.

    3. A003AFTE01

      Install the skid control rotor as shown in the illustration.

    4. A003HCAE01

      Using SST, install the front wheel adjusting nut.

      SST
      09607-26010
      Torque:
      287 N*m  { 2,930 kgf*cm, 212 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Do not use an extension bar to avoid applying excess torque to the nut and rotor.

    5. A003FHV

      Using a chisel and hammer, stake the front wheel adjusting nut.

  4. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL ADJUSTING NUT (w/o ABS)


    1. Install the hub nut to the front axle hub bolt.

    2. Hold the front axle assembly in a vise between aluminium plates.

      Note


      • Do not overtighten the vise.

      • Hold the hub nut in a vise to secure the axle hub and bearing assembly.

    3. A003FVY

      Install the front wheel bearing dust deflector as shown in the illustration.

    4. A003EFVE02

      Using SST, install the front wheel adjusting nut.

      SST
      09607-26010
      Torque:
      287 N*m  { 2,930 kgf*cm, 212 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Do not use an extension bar to avoid applying excess torque to the nut and rotor.

    5. A003AK3

      Using a chisel and hammer, stake the front wheel adjusting nut.

  5. INSTALL INNER KNUCKLE GREASE RETAINER CAP (w/ Cap)


    1. A003BZ9E01

      Using SST, place the steering knuckle on a press as shown in the illustration.

      SST
      09527-30010
    2. A003BHR

      Temporarily install a new inner knuckle grease retainer cap to the steering knuckle as shown in the illustration.

      Note

      Align the center of the cutout in the inner knuckle grease retainer cap and the groove of the steering knuckle.

    3. A003FNTE01

      Using SST and the press, press the inner knuckle grease retainer cap into the steering knuckle until the distance (A) in the illustration meets the standard value.

      SST
      09950-70010   ( 09951-07100 )
      09951-00900
      Distance (A)
      26 +/- 0.5 mm (1.02 +/- 0.0196 in.)

      Note

      Using a vernier caliper, measure the distance (A) at the 3 points indicated by the arrows in the illustration while pressing.

  6. INSTALL FRONT LOWER BALL JOINT ASSEMBLY


    1. Fix the steering knuckle in the vise using aluminium plates.

      Note

      Do not damage the steering knuckle.

    2. Install the front lower ball joint assembly to the steering knuckle with the nut.

      Torque:
      170 N*m  { 1,730 kgf*cm, 125 ft.*lbf }

      Note


      • Ensure that the thread and taper are free of oil etc.

      • Do not damage the lower ball joint dust boot.

    3. Install a new cotter pin to the front lower ball joint assembly.

      Note

      Further tighten the nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  7. INSTALL STEERING KNUCKLE


    1. A003HD3E01

      Install the steering knuckle and brake dust cover to the front axle hub sub-assembly with the 4 bolts.

      Torque:
      88 N*m  { 897 kgf*cm, 65 ft.*lbf }
  8. INSTALL OUTER KNUCKLE GREASE RETAINER CAP (w/ Cap)


    1. A003ENZE01

      Using SST, install a new outer knuckle grease retainer cap.

      SST
      09950-60010   ( 09951-00420 )
      09950-70010   ( 09951-07150 )
  9. INSTALL FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY


    1. Temporarily install the front axle assembly to the front suspension upper arm and front suspension lower arm.

    2. A003EK2E02

      Fully tighten front suspension lower arm with the 4 bolts and 4 nuts.

      Torque:
      Nut (A)
      90 N*m  { 918 kgf*cm, 66 ft.*lbf }
      Nut (B)
      52 N*m  { 530 kgf*cm, 38 ft.*lbf }
    3. A003DF6E01

      Fully tighten the front suspension upper arm with the nut.

      Torque:
      113 N*m  { 1,147 kgf*cm, 83 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Do not damage the lower ball joint dust boot.

    4. Install a new cotter pin to the front suspension upper arm.

      Note

      Further tighten the castle nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  10. INSTALL TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Install the tie rod end sub-assembly to the steering knuckle with the castle nut.

      Torque:
      50 N*m  { 510 kgf*cm, 37 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Do not damage the lower ball joint dust boot.

    2. Install a new cotter pin to the tie rod end sub-assembly.

      Note

      Further tighten the castle nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  11. INSTALL FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY


    1. A003HGAE01

      Install the brake caliper assembly to the steering knuckle with the 2 bolts.

      Torque:
      123 N*m  { 1,250 kgf*cm, 91 ft.*lbf }
  12. INSTALL FRONT SPEED SENSOR (w/ ABS)


    1. A003ICLE01

      Install the speed sensor to the steering knuckle with the 2 bolts.

      Torque:
      8.5 N*m  { 87 kgf*cm, 75 in.*lbf }

      Note


      • Prevent foreign matter from adhering to the speed sensor.

      • Be careful not to damage the speed sensor.

      • Do not twist the sensor wire when installing the speed sensor.

  13. INSPECT FRONT AXLE HUB BEARING LOOSENESS


    1. A003FWU

      Using a dial indicator, check for runout on the surface of the front axle hub outside the hub bolt.

      Maximum
      0.07 mm (0.0028 in.)

      Note

      Ensure that the dial indicator is set at right angles to the measurement surface.

      If runout exceeds the maximum, replace the front axle hub.

  14. INSPECT FRONT AXLE HUB RUNOUT


    1. A003FSB

      Using a dial indicator, check for looseness near the center of the front axle hub.

      Maximum
      0.05 mm (0.0020 in.)

      Note

      Ensure that the dial indicator is set at right angles to the measurement surface.

      If looseness exceeds the maximum, replace the bearing.

  15. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL

    Torque:
    100 N*m  { 1,020 kgf*cm, 74 ft.*lbf }
  16. INSPECT WHEEL ALIGNMENT

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  17. CHECK ABS SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL

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