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Old 06-03-2014, 08:01 AM
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Bad front wheel bearing.

1999 f250 4x4, crewcab, manual hubs, 2-wheel ABS
manufacture date 1/99 (which i think means i have late 99' motor and tranny setup with early 99' running gear, right?)

So i noticed that my truck was pulling to the driverside when braking. so i jacked it up and the wheel has at least 1/2" play up/down and im sure its the wheel bearing assembly. im going to do the update to 2000 year wheel bearing assembly and rotor on this side but i also have a leeking pinion seal and i would also like to change the seal on the end of the axle tube on this side as well. Can some one list all the seals i should sevice while im in there. i thought about doing the u-joint as well. as for the pinion seal can i change this without removing the pinion and is there anything special about removal and install?
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:02 PM
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Check the other side. My money is on the break caliper float pins being seized up.

When you say "up and down" do you mean in and out?
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it was a bad wheel bearing. when jacked up i could rock the tire in and out by pushing and pulling on the top and bottom of the tire
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Isn't excessive wheel play indicative of bad ball joints? I could be wrong, just throwing it out there.
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