Ford Mustang Service Manual: Removal

Removal

CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect performance of vital components and systems and their failure can result in major service expense. A new part with the same part number must be installed if installation becomes necessary. If substitution is necessary, the part must be of the same finish and property class. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to make sure of correct retention of these parts.

1. Remove the rear wheel knuckle (5A968/5A969). For additional information, refer to Wheel Knuckle-Cobra in this section.

2. Remove the bolts and the dust shield. Discard the bolts.

3. Position the knuckle in a vise.


3. Position the knuckle in a vise.

4. NOTE: There are two methods for removing the rear hub (1109) from the rear wheel bearing (1A049). Both methods are shown.

Method one. Using the special tools, remove the hub.

5. Method two. Using the special tools, remove the hub.


5. Method two. Using the special tools, remove the hub.

6. Remove the snap ring.


6. Remove the snap ring.

7. Press the wheel bearing from the knuckle.


7. Press the wheel bearing from the knuckle.

1. Position the knuckle on the press bed supported by the special tool.

2. Using the appropriate step plate adapter, press the bearing from the knuckle.

Installation


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