Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Rear Wheel Bearing and Axle Shaft Oil Seal

Special Tool(s)

Adapter for 303-224 205-153 (T80T-4000-W)
Installer, Axle Shaft Bearing 205-124 (T78P-1225-A)
Installer, Rear Axle Oil Seal 205-390 (T97T-1177-B)
Remover, Axle Bearing 205-219 (T85L-1225-AH)
Slide Hammer 100-001 (T50T-100-A)

Removal

1. Remove the axle shaft (4234). For additional information, refer to Axle Shaft in this section.

2. NOTE: If the wheel bearing oil seal is leaking, the axle housing vent may be plugged.

Using the special tools, remove the rear wheel bearing and wheel bearing oil seal.

Rear Wheel Bearing and Axle Shaft Oil Seal

Installation

1. Lubricate the new rear wheel bearing with the specified lubricant.

2. Using the special tools, install the new rear wheel bearing.

Rear Wheel Bearing and Axle Shaft Oil Seal

3. Lubricate the lip of the new wheel bearing oil seal.

  • Use Premium Long-Life Grease XG-1-C or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESAM1C75- B.

4. Using the special tools, install the new wheel bearing oil seal.

Rear Wheel Bearing and Axle Shaft Oil Seal

5. Install the axle shaft. For additional information, refer to Axle Shaft in this section.

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