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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-06-04, 05:01 AM Thread Starter
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front wheel bearing help

I have a 98 windstar that is making noise from the front right wheel. When I had it checked they told me that I needed to replace the bearing so I went out and bought one.

It is a fairly large bearing and was told it is a hub bearing. I am used to the typical small bearing and race that can be replaced on the inner side of the wheel.

Is this the same thing? Do I just pull the wheel and rotor and is there bearing visible there? Does it have to be pressed in and out?

Is there an illustration that I can view somewhere on how to do it?

Any help appreciated

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Re: front wheel bearing help

g'day digger are we talking ford windstar? its a front wheel drive yeah. if it is you need to remove the front hub assembly and they need to be pressed in and out special tools are required and also preload is important try visiting the site below what is your location? cheers greg
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