Hub Bearing Removal
Remove the wheel (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal in
this chapter), and take out the following.
Coupling (Out of rear hub)
Use the bearing remover to remove the hub bearing [A].
Do not lay the wheel on the ground with the disc
facing down. This can damage or warp the disc.
Place blocks under the wheel so that the disc does
not touch the ground.
Special Tools - Bearing Remover Head,
Bearing Remover Shaft,
Hub Bearing Installation
Before installing the hub bearings, blow any dirt or foreign
particles out of the hub with compressed air to prevent
contamination of the bearings.
Replace the bearings with new ones.
Install the bearings by using the bearing driver set which
does not contact the bearing inner race.
Press in each right the bearing [A] until they are bottomed.
Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set [B]: 57001-1129
Replace the grease seals with new ones.
Press in the grease seals [A] so that the seal surface is
flush [B] with the end of the hole.
Apply high-temperature grease to the grease seal lips.
Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set [C]: 57001-1129
Hub Bearing Inspection
Since the hub bearings are made to extremely close tol-
erances, the clearance can not normally be measured.
Do not remove any bearings for inspection. If any bear-
ings are removed, they will need to be replaced with
Turn each bearing in the hub back and forth [A] while
checking for plays, roughness, or binding.
If bearing play, roughness, or binding is found, replace
Examine the bearing seal [B] for tears or leakage.
If the seal is torn or is leaking, replace the bearing.
13 [B]: 57001