Question on Front wheel bearing - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


Drivetrain Tech General discussion of drivetrain for the Ford Ranger.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 11-28-2006
UNCCRang49's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Apex, NC
Posts: 328
Question on Front wheel bearing

I've got a quick question, may be dumb, but am curious to see if its possible to do. Is there any possible way to re-pack the front wheel bearings, one of mine is making a lot of noise, but dont have the money as of now to replace the assembly. Is there a way of repacking them, and possibly just replacing the bearings, or is it truly a non-servicable part?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-29-2006
TireIron's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Methuen, MA
Posts: 790
unfortunately they are definitly non-serviceable... the way they are assembled keeps them from being able to be opened at all. maybe check e-bay to see if theres a cheap one floating around, and worst case senario is if it's bad enough go by a junk yard and pull one from a truck yourself and hopefully they wont charge you hardly anything as they cant garauntee the condition of the part. if its even half decent then it will at least last you until you can get a new unit, and the one you get may still be perfect and have plenty of life.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-30-2006
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
bingo have to fork over the big bucks another way auto company's are good for them bad for us...
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-30-2006
04 EDGE
Unregistered User
 
Posts: n/a
does it have PVH hubs? if not i have a good used one i'd part with cheap
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-03-2006
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: novi michigan
Posts: 161
you can re pack them using ur hands put a wad of bearing grese on ur hand and smak the edges of the bearing with ur hand till it comes ou the other side have fun gettn them out tho might take a lil work and make sure u cean everythign off with break cleaner spray
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-03-2006
redneckbrat's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 45
the hub assembly is a non-servicable part. I'm having the same issue. I found them online for 194. but can get it from the dealer for about the same price.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
94" front inner wheel bearing HELP ! thinkglad Drivetrain Tech 4 07-09-2008 11:10 AM
front wheel bearing, explorer and ranger the same??? TireIron Suspension Tech 10 09-05-2007 09:00 PM
Speaking of front end breakage: bad inner wheel bearing n3elz General Ford Ranger Discussion 23 03-05-2007 08:37 PM
Front wheel, hub, bearing question? Jeremy102579 General Ford Ranger Discussion 8 10-18-2006 11:00 PM
How to adjust front wheel bearing B300OWNER Wheels & Tires Semi-Tech 11 11-06-2005 10:53 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:32 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.