How To Change A Wheel Bearing For A VAZ

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How To Change A Wheel Bearing For A VAZ
How To Change A Wheel Bearing For A VAZ

Video: How To Change A Wheel Bearing For A VAZ

Video: How To Change A Wheel Bearing For A VAZ
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All vehicle systems must be fully operational while driving. This is especially true of the car's suspension, in particular the wheels. If you feel a slight vibration and hum on the steering wheel when cornering, then there is a high probability of destruction of the wheel bearing. To prevent the wheel from jamming in the future, it should be replaced immediately. This work can be easily done on your own using a minimal set of tools.

How to change a wheel bearing for a VAZ
How to change a wheel bearing for a VAZ

It is necessary

  • - cap and open-end keys for 17;
  • - pliers;
  • - a hammer;
  • - massive screwdriver or chisel;
  • - socket head 27;
  • - spacers for pressing


Step 1

Study the diagram from the catalog before starting work so that you do not miss anything during the repair. Remove the front wheel. Place it under the lower arm. Use a pair of pliers to remove the pad pin cotter pin, then remove the pin. Use a wheel wrench to push the brake pistons into the caliper. Remove the brake pads.

Step 2

Remove the upper and lower caliper bolts. Dismantle the caliper and take it to the side. Check that the brake hose is not stretched. Put it on the tie rods. Take

Step 3

Take a screwdriver or chisel and effortlessly remove the hub cap. Unscrew the nut with a socket head 27. Remember that the left wheel has a right-hand thread and the right wheel has a left-hand thread. Unscrew in the direction of travel of the machine.

Step 4

Remove the hub. Place it on a workbench or other flat surface. Take a pry bar and knock out the oil seal, you can remove the inner bearing with a hammer handle, which will squeeze it out. Then knock out the bearing races with a chisel or screwdriver. Wash the inside of the hub and trunnion with gasoline.

Step 5

Open the packaging with new bearings. Drive the bearing races into the hub. Do this carefully, lightly tapping with a hammer on the circle of the clip. Take the spacer of the required diameter and fit the clips into place.

Step 6

Lubricate the inner bearing with Litol and put it in its place. Install the oil seal. Use the same spacer that was used when installing the clip. Put "Litol" grease on the inside of the hub and put it on the axle, which you have also previously lubricated with "Litol". Lubricate the outer bearing with the same grease and reinstall it. Replace the washer and nut. Tighten the latter until it stops so that the hub fits into place. Replace the caliper in reverse order and reassemble. Put on the wheel and tighten it.

Step 7

Spin the wheel in a circle and, releasing the hub nut, adjust until a slight play appears on the wheel. Tighten the nut until it disappears. Lock the nut with a chisel and replace the hub cap. Re-adjust the wheel bearings after 500-1000 km.