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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-07-2008, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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03 F150 XTR xtend cab-wheel bearings

Would anyone possibly know the recomended torque setting for the wheel bearings on my truck. On the 3rd left front . Thanks.
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can't find my chilton right now. sorry. maybe another member can help. also welcome to the site!!! a chilton/haynes manual is like gold if you do any work on your truck. i recomend picking one up.:icon_smile:

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Hope this helps

if it is a 4WD this is the info
  • Bolt the unit bearing hub in to the new knuckle using red Loctite and torque to 80 ft/lb
  • torque the axle nut to 190 ft/lb

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Thanks very much SKRWZ info is much appreciated. THis one is only torqued to 100. maybe thats why they dont last.
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Even something as simple as overtightening Lug Nuts can greatly reduce wheel bearing life.

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Even something as simple as overtightening Lug Nuts can greatly reduce wheel bearing life.
I don't understand how. Please elaborate.

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