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Old 03 Sep 2020, 02:11 am
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Default Re: Wheel bearing replacement

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Originally Posted by jcraft View Post
Hi All,

Looking at replacing my front driver side wheel bearing on my 2002 PT cruiser as it is bad. I did the same one about 10 years ago so its not difficult from what I remember. Back then though, once I removed the hub assembly I took it to a local shop and they pressed the old out and pressed the new one in. I am going to do this next week and this time I have access at work to a small manual 10 ton press. I am wondering what the steps/precautions are to pressing the old out and then pressing the new in. I may attempt myself if not to difficult but I have heard that there are serviceable and non serviceable hubs and the latter is much more difficult to press out bearings and mechanics usually refrane from doing it. Not sure what types is on the PT cruiser. Any help will be appreciated. Thx
Have you successfully done it yourself? My buddy's uncle got a manual press and it is not a small one. I'll see it's capacity. My buddy took a new TJ as a weekend toy project we'll work after we finished installing the brake pads and vision wheels on the truck and clear the garage. We may try to use the press soon.
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