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Old 09-06-2012, 11:19 PM   #5501
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Broke down today, pass front wheel bearing gave out this morning. 77,500 miles and she gave out!


a quick 5hrs later and she is back on the road.
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:36 PM   #5502
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Broke down today, pass front wheel bearing gave out this morning. 77,500 miles and she gave out!


a quick 5hrs later and she is back on the road.

How bad did it let go? And how bad was it to due?
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:07 AM   #5503
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It was a PITA. Took about 4hrs. You will need some special tools, a fwd hub puller, to push the axle out of the hub. Its a tight fit and I didn't think it was going to come out. You will also need a good shop press to get the hub apart.
The front end felt like it was binding up really bad, popping, shaking and banging. I thought at first my clutch was blowing up! When I finally got it off, I could barely turn it and it felt like it was full of rocks. It was completely fragged. Also there was bearing grease on the inside of the wheel, brave rotor bad brake caliper.

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Old 09-07-2012, 12:51 AM   #5504
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It was a PITA. Took about 4hrs. You will need some special tools, a fwd hub puller, to push the axle out of the hub. Its a tight fit and I didn't think it was going to come out. You will also need a good shop press to get the hub apart.
The front end felt like it was binding up really bad, popping, shaking and banging. I thought at first my clutch was blowing up! When I finally got it off, I could barely turn it and it felt like it was full of rocks. It was completely fragged. Also there was bearing grease on the inside of the wheel, brave rotor bad brake caliper.

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That sucks. I hope mine doesn't go..... Ever! lol
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:51 AM   #5505
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I think mines about to let go I can feel exactly what he's talking about and I've felt it for a while...so basically all the wheel did was move around a lot and not fall off? I'm about at that mileage right now too!
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:23 AM   #5506
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Hmm seen this on FB
Guess he liked my style see the resemblance, even painted the same color

You pull it off better....

IMHO, a AWD vehicle shouldn't be like that....
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:46 AM   #5507
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IMHO, a AWD vehicle shouldn't be like that....
IMHO, no vehicle should be like that.
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Old 09-07-2012, 01:55 PM   #5508
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Yeah for some reason it seems that the wheel bearings in the 08+ have been going bad prematurely. I saw an 09 need one at 30K. I swapped to 05 knuckles a coulpe months ago and my passenger side bearing wasn't in the best shape. It had 45K on it.
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Broke down today, pass front wheel bearing gave out this morning. 77,500 miles and she gave out!


a quick 5hrs later and she is back on the road.
i guess to much off roading with the only lifted 2nd gen
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