FRONT AXLE HUB BOLT REPLACEMENT

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

  • The procedure listed below is for the LH side.


  1. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL

  2. SEPARATE FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY


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      Remove the 2 bolts and separate the front disc brake caliper assembly from the steering knuckle.

      Note

      Use wire or an equivalent tool to keep the brake caliper from hanging down by the flexible hose.

  3. REMOVE FRONT DISC


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      Put matchmarks on the front disc and front axle hub.

      Tech Tips

      The above step is not necessary when the front disc will be replaced.

    2. Remove the front disc.

  4. REMOVE FRONT AXLE HUB BOLT


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      Temporarily install the 2 nuts and washers to the front axle hub bolts as shown in the illustration.

      SST
      09628-10011
      Recommended service nut
      Thread diameter: 12.0 mm (0.472 in.)
      Thread pitch: 1.5 mm (0.0591 in.)
    2. Using SST and a brass bar or an equivalent tool to hold the front axle, remove the front axle hub bolt.

  5. INSTALL FRONT AXLE HUB BOLT


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      Install a washer and nut to a new front axle hub bolt as shown in the illustration.

      Recommended service nut
      Thread diameter: 12.0 mm (0.472 in.)
      Thread pitch: 1.5 mm (0.0591 in.)

      Tech Tips

      Recommended thickness of the washer is 5 mm (0.197 in.) or more.

    2. Using a brass bar or an equivalent tool to hold the front axle, install the hub bolt by tightening the nut.

  6. INSTALL FRONT DISC


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      Align the matchmarks of the disc and axle hub, and install the disc.

      Note

      When installing a new disc, select the installation position where the front disc has minimal runout.

  7. CONNECT FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY


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

      Torque:
      98 N*m  { 999 kgf*cm, 72 ft.*lbf }
  8. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL

    Torque:
    103 N*m  { 1050 kgf*cm, 76 ft.*lbf }