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Wheel Bolt Replacement

  • Do not use a hammer or air or electric impact tools to remove and install the wheel bolts.
  • Be careful not to damage the threads of the wheel bolts.
  1. Remove the front hub or the rear hub bearing unit: front , rear.
  1. Separate the wheel bolt (A) from the hub (B) using a hydraulic press. Support the hub with hydraulic press attachments (C) or equivalent tools.
    NOTE:
    • Before installing the new wheel bolt, clean the mating surfaces on the bolt and the hub.
    • The illustration shows a front hub.
  1. Insert the new wheel bolt into the hub while aligning the splined surfaces on the hub hole with the wheel bolt.
    NOTE:
    • Degrease all around the wheel bolt.
    • Make sure the wheel bolt is installed vertically in relation to the hub disc surface.
  1. Install the wheel bolt using a hydraulic press until the wheel bolt shoulder is fully seated.
  1. Install the front hub or the rear hub bearing unit: front , rear.
    NOTE: If you cannot tighten the wheel nut to the specified torque value when installing the wheel, replace the front hub or the rear hub bearing unit as an assembly.