Yes. They should always be tight. tighten the INNER nut to 35 LB-FT and the outer nut to 45 LB-FT. (Not LB-IN like the FSM states) This is the @Tools R Us method.I just had both front wheel bearings replaced. My left wheel bearing has a bit 1/16th" or more of play in it. My question is should I tighten it will it harm anything?
Yes, the manual has an error.Is there an error in the fsm? I never knew that. I might need to check mine now.
This is how I did mine and bearings have no movement. Used koyo I'm pretty sure. I also used the scale puller but went mostly off feel.
I'm on my phone so I apologise for the image.
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Wow thanks! I'll be back in there soon to install my RCV axles. I'll follow the 35 inner and 45 outter.Yes, the manual has an error.
There are many documented cases of following the FSM to the tee (I am one of them) and within 5000 miles, the WB were loose again.
I then followed the spec that is listed for a 1978 K20 Chevrolet pickup and that's VERY close to what Tools R Us does. He has done LOTS of these with no failures and even with large tires and hard wheeling.
I now follow very close to what he does because it works.
When you do that, don't forget to transfer the reluctor rings from your old axles to the new ones. Without them, you don't have ABS, but you do get to have your wife ask about it EVERY time she drives it!Wow thanks! I'll be back in there soon to install my RCV axles. I'll follow the 35 inner and 45 outter.
Gotta Love the information on this site.
Then she would never be asking about it.. see what I did thereWhen you do that, don't forget to transfer the reluctor rings from your old axles to the new ones. Without them, you don't have ABS, but you do get to have your wife ask about it EVERY time she drives it!
Doubt it's an error, could be an example of reducing preload to slightly reduce drag, friction. Combined with the thinnest oil possible, etc, lowers their fleet EPA fuel consumption? Whatever, field proof has shown higher bearing preload is beneficial, without any issues.Yes, the manual has an error.
Did you try putting the transfer case in neutral?When I raised one wheel off the ground at a time I'm not able to spin my wheel. I put the car in neutral and still could'nt. With all wheel drive is it necessary to have all four wheels off the ground to be able to spin the front axels? Sorry for the stupid question.