Replacing wheel bearings

No.

Designation

Removal

Installation

1

Hexagon head bolt M 8 x 40

4

Tighten to 20 Nm (15 ftlb)

2

Retainer plate

2

3

Rear wheel hub

1

Press out using a 31.3 mm dia. drift P 297 A and separating device on a hydraulic press

Press in place using 40 mm dia. drift P 297 A

4

Angular contact ball bearing

1

Heat rear-axle trailing arm to 120 - 150 deg.C. Press out angular-contact ball bearing with thrust piece VW 432 using suitable supports

Heat rear-axle trailing arm to 120 - 150 deg.C. Put new angular contact ball bearing in place and follow by pressing in lightly

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Removal and installation notes

Removal

1. Press out rear wheel hub with pressure piece P 297 A (1), using separating device (2) as a support.

Installation

1. Prior to pressing in the wheel bearings, heat rear-axle trailing arm to 120 - 150 °C. Insert angular contact ball bearing and follow by pressing in lightly using suitable supports.

2. Insert retainer plates and tighten hexagon head bolts to 20 Nm (15 ftlb).

3. Press in rear wheel hub with pressure piece P 297 A (large diameter). Use a suitable support for the angular contact ball bearing.

2. Insert retainer plates and tighten hexagon head bolts to 20 Nm (15 ftlb).

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2. Heat rear-axle trailing arm to 120 - 150 °C. Press in angular contact ball bearing using pressure piece VW 432 (3) and suitable supports.

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