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Light Vehicle TechTips 

   

 

LV1: Removing and Installing a Hub Unit Bearing

Proper hub removal and installation procedures can enhance the performance and life of hubs, axles, wheels, brakes and other components.

 

 

LV2: Hub Assemblies: Frequently Asked Questions

We have prepared answers to seven of the most frequently asked questions about wheel hub units to make your job easier and save you time. 

 

 

LV3: Checking a Hub Bearing Assembly

This information will help you to recognize common causes of wheel noise.

 

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LV4: Wheel Bearing Replacement

Proper wheel bearing removal and installation avoids premature damage to bearings and surrounding components. Includes steps for replacing tapered single-row wheel bearings in passenger cars and light trucks.

 

 

LV5: Symptoms of a Worn Wheel Hub Bearing

Driving conditions and installation practices can damage a worn hub. The symptoms listed in this TechTip indicate wheel bearing damage.

 

 

LV6: Ball Bearing Installation

The information in this TechTip details the proper installation of ball bearings.

 

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LV7: Wheel Hub Damage Analysis Guide

To diagnose the cause of bearing damage, look closely at damaged hubs and compare customers’ hubs with the photos in this TechTip.

 

 

LV8: Tapered Roller Bearing Damage

Recognizing causes and types of bearing damage can help you prevent further damage resulting in improved bearing life and performance.

 

 

LV9: Coming Soon

 

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Previous Light Vehicle TechTips (2013 and older)

 
Tech Tips Volume 8
Issue 1: Using Formed Hub Technology for both Driven and Non-Driven Wheel Ends - English (377 KB)
Using Formed Hub Technology for both Driven and Non-Driven Wheel Ends - French Canadian (383 KB)
Using Formed Hub Technology for both Driven and Non-Driven Wheel Ends - Spanish (382 KB)
Issue 2: Wheel Hub Damage Analysis Guide - English (292 KB)
Wheel Hub Damage Analysis Guide - French Canadian (135 KB)
Tech Tips Volume 7
Issue 1: Ball Bearing Damage Analysis (Part 1 of a 2-Part Series) - English (310 KB)
Ball Bearing Damage Analysis (Part 1 of a 2-Part Series) - French Canadian (208 KB)
Ball Bearing Damage Analysis (Part 1 of a 2-Part Series) - Spanish (618 KB)
Issue 2: Ball Bearing Damage Analysis (Part 2 of a 2-Part Series) (231 KB)
Ball Bearing Damage Analysis (Part 2 of a 2-Part Series) - French Canadian (351 KB)
Ball Bearing Damage Analysis (Part 2 of a 2-Part Series) - Spanish (644 KB) 
Tech Tips Volume 6
Issue 1: Kwik-Sleeve™ Installation - English (268 KB)
Kwik-Sleeve™ Installation - French Canadian (352 KB)
Issue 2: Removing a Hub Unit Bearing Assembly and Steering Knuckle (Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - English (491 KB)
Removing a Hub Unit Bearing Assembly and Steering Knuckle (Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (352 KB)
  Removing a Hub Unit Bearing Assembly and Steering Knuckle (Part 1 of 3-Part series) - Spanish (491 KB)
Issue 3: Bearing Removal and Installation (Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - English)  (622 KB)
Bearing Removal and Installation (Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (347 KB)
Bearing Removal and Installation (Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - Spanish (346 KB)
Issue 4: Installing a Hub Unit Bearing Assembly and Steering Knuckle (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - English  (485 KB)
Installing a Hub Unit Bearing Assembly and Steering Knuckle (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (427 KB)
Installing a Hub Unit Bearing Assembly and Steering Knuckle (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - Spanish (442 KB)
 
Tech Tips Volume 5
Issue 1: Needle Bearing Installation (Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - English) (182 KB)
Needle Bearing Installation (Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (195K)
Needle Bearing Installation (Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - Spanish (192K) 
Issue 2: Needle Bearing Installation (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - English) (194 KB)
Needle Bearing Installation (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (199K)
Needle Bearing Installation (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - Spanish (227K)
Issue 3: Ball Bearing Installation - English (370 KB)
Ball Bearing Installation - French Canadian (281K)
Ball Bearing Installation - Spanish (281K)
Issue 4:  Ball Hub Unit Bearings - Generations of Solutions (Part 1 of a 2-Part Series) - English (297 KB)
Ball Hub Unit Bearings - Generations of Solutions (Part 1 of a 2-Part Series) - French Canadian (213K)
Ball Hub Unit Bearings - Generations of Solutions (Part 1 of a 2-Part Series) - Spanish (171K)
Issue 5: Tapered Hub Unit Bearings - Generations of Solutions (Part 2 of a 2-Part Series) - English (316 KB)
Tapered Hub Unit Bearings - Generations of Solutions (Part 2 of 2-Part Series) - French Canadian (214K)
Tapered Hub Unit Bearings - Generations of Solutions (Part 2 of 2-Part Series) - Spanish (172K)
 
Tech Tips Volume 4
Issue 1: Symptoms of a Worn Wheel Hub Bearing - English (193 KB)
Symptoms of a Worn Wheel Bearing - Spanish (201KB)
Symptoms of a Worn Wheel Hub Bearing - French Canadian (190K)
Issue 2: Seal Troubleshooting (Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - English (232 KB)
Seal Troubleshooting (Part 1 of a 3-Part Series) - Spanish (279 KB)
Seal Troubleshooting (Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (205K)
Issue 3: Seal Troubleshooting (Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - English (206 KB)
Seal Troubleshooting Part 2 of a 3-Part Series) - Spanish (293 KB)
Seal Troubleshooting (Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (187K)
Issue 4: Seal Troubleshooting (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - English (212 KB)
Seal Troubleshooting (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - Spanish (190 KB)
Seal Troubleshooting (Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (187K)
Issue 5: Needle Bearing Removal (Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - English (173 KB)
Needle Bearing Removal (Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (194K)
Needle Bearing Removal (Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - Spanish (204K)
   
Tech Tips Volume 3
Issue 1: Checking a Hub Bearing Assembly - English (146 KB)
Checking a Hub Bearing Assembly - Spanish (312 KB)
Checking a Hub Bearing Assembly - French Canadian (215 KB)
Issue 2: Tapered Roller Bearing Damage Analysis - English (250 KB)
Tapered Roller Bearing Damage Analysis - Spanish (253 KB)
Tapered Roller Bearing Damage Analysis - French Canadian (245 KB)
Issue 3: Inadequate Grease Lubrication In Bearings
(Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - English
 (119 KB)
Inadequate Grease Lubrication In Bearings
(Part 1 of 3-Part Series) - Spanish
 (119 KB)
Inadequate Grease Lubrication in Bearings (Part 1 of a 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (219 KB)
Issue 4: Inadequate Grease Lubrication In Bearings
(Part 2 of 3-Part Series) - English)
 (138 KB)
Inadequate Grease Lubrication in Bearings (Part 2 of a 3-Part Series) - Spanish (138 KB) 
Inadequate Grease Lubrication in Bearings (Part 2 of a 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (225 KB)
Issue 5: Inadequate Grease Lubrication In Bearings
(Part 3 of 3-Part Series) - English
 (140 KB)
Inadequate Grease Lubrication in Bearings (Part 3 of a 3-Part Series - Spanish (140 KB)
Inadequate Grease Lubrication in Bearings (Part 3 of a 3-Part Series) - French Canadian (223 KB)
   
Tech Tips Volume 2
Issue 1: Proper Tapered Bearing Settings - English (164 KB)
Proper Tapered Bearing Settings - Spanish (289 KB)
Proper Tapered Bearing Settings - French Canadian (224 KB)
Issue 2: Hub Assemblies: Frequently Asked Questions - English (171 KB)
Hub Assemblies: Frequently Asked Questions - Spanish (284 KB)
Hub Assemblies: Frequently Asked Questions - French Canadian (187 KB)
Issue 3: Procedure for Packing a Tapered Roller Bearing with Grease - English (178 KB)
Procedure for Packing a Tapered Roller Bearing with Grease - Spanish (315 KB)
  Procedure for Packing a Tapered Roller Bearing with Grease - French Canadian (216 KB)
   
Tech Tips Volume 1
Issue 1: Removing and Installing a Hub Assembly - English 
(111 KB)
Removing and Installing a Hub Assembly - Spanish 
(137 KB)
Removing and Installing a Hub Assembly - French Canadian (286 KB)
Issue 2:

Seal and Shaft Installation Procedures - English 

(128 KB)

Seal and Shaft Installation Procedures - Spanish 

(167 KB)

Seal and Shaft Installation Procedures - French Canadian (378 KB)
Issue 3: Wheel Bearing Replacement - English (124 KB)
  Wheel Bearing Replacement - Spanish (127 KB)
Wheel Bearing Replacement - French Canadian (323 KB)