4-89. FRONT HUB ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT/REPAIR (CONT).
Bearings must be packed with
fresh grease before assembly.
For ease of installation use a
block of wood and ball peen
hammer to start the race in the
hub, then use a drift and ball
peen hammer to seat the race
Pack inner bearing (2) with grease and
install inner bearing, race (3), and seal (1)
using a block of wood and ball peen
Install outer race (4) in hub (5) using a
block of wood and ball peen hammer.
Coat spindle (7), and hub races (6) with
Position hub (6) on spindle (7).
Pack outer bearing (5) with grease and
install bearing, washer (4), and nut (3).
Using a torque wrench and 15/16 in.
socket, tighten nut (3) to approximately 40
lb-ft (54 N.m) while rotating hub right and
left. The hub should turn freely. Back off
nut ¼ to 1/3 turn.
Install cotter pin (2) using pliers and dust
cap (1) using a hammer.
Follow-on maintenance: Install front
wheel and tire (para 4-88)
END OF TASK