Wheel Bearing Hub Assembly? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Please Visit our Site Sponsors
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-05-2013, 08:33 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 224
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Wheel Bearing Hub Assembly?

I have been getting a vibration or almost grinding sound coming from under the front end as I am driving. Been driving me nuts, because i could not find it until I noticed my passenger tire was ****ed a bit funny.

Upon taking off the wheel and jacking the truck up I believe the wheel bearing is shot. ALOT of play with the tire and I can actually see the movement rite where the hub meets the axle.

Am I correct so far in my assumptions?

I am looking at replacing the hub assemblies on both sides. I have read that Early 99s are different from Late 99 assemblies. I am under the impression that since I have an early 99 I may as well replace them with the late 99 assembly and upgrade my rotors with late 99 rotors. Seems to be the cheapest and most intelligent way to go.

Thoughts and suggestions. What other parts am I going to need besides the assembly and rotors? Any special tools needed for this project?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 02-05-2013, 09:34 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 224
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
bump..................
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 02-06-2013, 06:27 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 224
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
nobody...........
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 02-07-2013, 08:27 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: iowa
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Hubs and rotors, i would change the seals on the 4x4 axles also if it has the ESOF hubs.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 02-08-2013, 06:39 AM
Member
 

Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
do the balljoints and u joints while your in there, you won't need any special tools, just make sure you got a big socket set if your still on the factory lockers consider switching mine locked up and i think it caused my hub to go bad
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 02-08-2013, 06:44 AM
The Maddawg
 

Join Date: May 2012
Location: Alabama, Montgomery area
Posts: 5,248
Thanks: 358
Thanked 83 Times in 78 Posts
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Not sure what its called but check that bear/seal that the spindle sits in directly behind the hub assembly. Both of mine were bad and ended up destroying my hubs.....
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 02-08-2013, 07:51 AM
Member
 

Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
that seals expensive and you will need a special tool to drive the new one on, replace it if its in bad shape.. you may have to replace the whole outer shaft due to getting new hubs a new needle bearing means it needs new races
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 02-08-2013, 08:17 AM
The Maddawg
 

Join Date: May 2012
Location: Alabama, Montgomery area
Posts: 5,248
Thanks: 358
Thanked 83 Times in 78 Posts
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
I found mine at Carquest for $55. They had it listed as an oil bath bearing I believe. I'll check my reciept when I get home and get the part number
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 02-08-2013, 08:22 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 11,386
Thanks: 205
Thanked 424 Times in 396 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
u can make the seal driver tool out of pipe

this may hep Welcome to guzzle's 4x4 Needle Bearing Maintenance Web Page
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #10  
Old 02-08-2013, 10:12 AM
The Maddawg
 

Join Date: May 2012
Location: Alabama, Montgomery area
Posts: 5,248
Thanks: 358
Thanked 83 Times in 78 Posts
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Ok so I can't find my receipt..... You should be able to take the old part in though and they can match it
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
State/Province
What state or province do you live in?
Security Question
*Required, this field is not shown to others. Enter the last two characters of the word "Powerstroke"
Security Question #2
*Required, this field is not shown to others. "While balancing on a piece of wood, two inches by four inches known as a 2x4, john and his friend sally both spotted a dalmatian inside a truck with sirens, headed to put out a fire. State the animal mentioned in the sentence above."
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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 On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors