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Old 01-24-2009, 10:48 PM
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Question how to replace rear wheel bearings

I am going to replace my rear wheel bearings on my 2002 escape 2wd next weekend, i was hoping for some tips. i removed the drum today to take a look and it appears to me that the rear hub/axle is held in with 4 allen head bolts behind the hub. then i would guess that the old bearing gets pressed off and replaced with new. am i correct in my thinling. i have already replaced both front bearings and they are pretty straight forward. any tips would be great
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Old 01-25-2009, 07:48 PM
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You are right about the 4 allen head screws-Go to, and click on repair manuals-put in the year of your vehicle, and make, and model, go to suspension, click on rear wheels, click on wheel bearings, and it explains with exploded diagrams how to...
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