How to Install an Axle-Saver Bearing?

Answer The rear axle bearing in most two-wheel-drive vehicles comprises the roller bearings and the grease seal. Leakage from the rear bearing may occur for two reasons: a worn or damaged seal may leak lu... Read More »

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CV Axle Bearing Symptoms?

The CV (constant velocity) axle is similar to a driveshaft's U-Joint, in that it uses a flexible joint to allow power transfer through a rigid shaft at varying angles. A CV joint varies only in tha... Read More »

Installation of an Axle Bearing on a 1973 Ford F-100?

The Ford F-100 half-ton pickup was produced from 1953 through 1983, when it was phased out in favor of the F-150, which began production in 1975. The 1973 F-100 was available with a 4.9-liter inlin... Read More »

How to Assemble the Axle Bearing in a Dodge 3500?

After many trips into the woods or after taking your truck mudding, you may hear a grinding sound coming from the area of the wheels. This can be the result of breaking the seal around the bearing ... Read More »

How to Remove the Rear Axle Bearing on a '97 Astro?

The 1997 Chevrolet Astro van is powered by a 4.3-liter V-6. The standard rear-wheel-drive Astro van has independent front suspension, using coil springs and upper and lower control arms. A solid, s... Read More »