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by FordWI
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: Problem pulling rear wheel bearing
Replies: 15
Views: 795

Re: Problem pulling rear wheel bearing

Thanks for your update, which now makes complete sense since I drove the bolts right into the spindle about an 1/8" or so in order for the bearing to loosen and start to pull-out. Spindle is marred but still functional.
by FordWI
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: Problem pulling rear wheel bearing
Replies: 15
Views: 795

Re: Problem pulling rear wheel bearing

Nice torque/force analysis. This method worked very well for me. I did use washers and grease to improve method. I used a long wrench to alternately crank on each nut and it s-l-o-w-l-y loosened and backed out. Being in Wisconsin (with high salt use on interstate highways) my corrosion was almost as...
by FordWI
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: Problem pulling rear wheel bearing
Replies: 15
Views: 795

Re: Problem pulling rear wheel bearing

Glad it worked for you too! Someone should put a you-tube video out on this method since all of the current you-tube videos use hopeless antiquated methods (slide pullers, hammers etc.). Great idea to use similar method for brake rotors. Thanks!
by FordWI
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: Problem pulling rear wheel bearing
Replies: 15
Views: 795

Re: Problem pulling rear wheel bearing

I have a Ford Flex and have replaced all wheel bearings by simply cutting off two opposing lug nut bolts from the hub using a power cut-off tool. Tapping out the bolts from the hub. Then placing grade 5 bolts, nuts, and washers onto the two hub holes and cranking the bolts against the surrounding be...