Front wheel bearing play adjusting

— Loosen front wheel lug nuts. Raise front of car and support it securely.

F250 Front Hub Thrust Washers

Make sure the car is stable and well supported at all times. Use a professional automotive lift or jack stands designed for the purpose. A floor jack is not adequate support.

— Carefully pry off grease cap in center of bearing hub.

A Loosen 6 mm alien clamp screw in wheel bearing lock nut. Loosen bearing lock nut approximately 14 turn.

While rotating brake disc and bearing hub, tighten lock nut slowly in small increments until thrust washer can just barely be moved back and forth with a light push on the tip of a screwdriver (do not pry or twist screwdriver).

— Tighten clamping screw to specifications. Recheck tightness of thrust washer.

Tightening Torque

• Wheel bearing lock nut clamp screw (M8) 15 Nm (11 ft-lb)

— Install grease cap. Reinstall road wheel.

Tightening Torque

Porsche Front Wheel Hubs

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