Re: [DML] Setting Front Wheel Bearings
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Re: [DML] Setting Front Wheel Bearings

Do up the hub nut cold till the bearing is tight, and back off to the 
nearest castellation on the locking pin. Then go for a spirited, fast 
drive to warm the bearing up. Repeat procedure, locking it off again, 
with another fast drive. Then with it warm, do up to the point of it 
being tight, then TIGHTEN to nearest castellation, drop pin in to lock 
it up. NB this should still be free when cold.


David Teitelbaum wrote:

> Can anyone elaborate on the correct procedure to adjust the front
> wheel bearings on a 99 Esprit and what the play should be when done?
> According to the manual it seems you set it with no clearance. This
> seems to be too tight because there is no allowance for heating.
> David Teitelbaum
> 99 Esprit

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