Do you need to replace the wheel bearing when replacing brake discs on a mark 4 golf gti?
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no need to replace wheel bearing unless the wheel bearing is worn out
Answer . Buy the same rated fuse pull out the broken fuse and replace with new fuse job done. The fuse box is under the drivers side of the dash.. (Don't forget the fuses under the hood!!)
Answer . depends on the year of the car.. Answer . \nFor a Mk2 Golf You need to remove the dash surround. you then just need to feed your hand round the back of the dials casing and unclip the speedo cable. It's tricky to get back in though but not impossible. good luck
Answer . \nYes, a rotten ball bearing can cause a wheel to seize up very quickly
There are two outer bolts that have to be removed. They actually fit through a bracket and screw into another bolt head on the inside of the bracket. Use a 13mm wrench on the outside and a 15mm to hold the inside while removing the outer bolts. The assembly may be tight gripping the disc. Since the… only way to get the caliper piston to retract is to screw it CLOCKWISE , do not try to pry the old pad away from the disc with any tool - it just won't work. Use a wooden block to tap the entire caliper housing away from the disc - it will come away eventually. Remove the old pads. To retract the piston back into the caliper housing, you will need a specialised VW brake tool (a cube tool found at any local automotive parts store with small buttons at opposite corners) and a 3/8" socket wrench with a 6" extension. If you screwed up, you may need three other items to retract the piston: 1. a piston retracting tool that braces the piston and simply forces it in as you turn the screw knob; 2. a thin, flat, smooth piece of metal like a putty knife; 3. an expandable vice-grip wrench. If you look at the Piston head, you'll notice at least two specific shaped grooves on the outer edge opposite each other; find a matching pair of buttons on the cube tool that fits into the grooves for turning - somewhat like a screwdriver. Since none of the buttons would fit my piston as the widest pair still did not fit flat, I had to use the one with four buttons and using a hacksaw, cut off one opposing pair of buttons. The remaining two fit perfectly. Now the rest is simple. Using the cube tool and your socket wrench with extension, try to turn the piston back up into the caliper housing by TURNING CLOCKWISE while at the same time apply some pressure as you turn the wrench. This will under normal circumstances, gradually retract the piston. DO NOT TURN THE TOOL AND THEREFORE THE PISTON TO THE LEFT IN A COUNTER-CLOCKWISE MOTION OR YOU WILL HAVE TO GO TO THE NEXT STEP. Insert the new pads and use the new bolts provided to reattach the caliper to the bracket. Use the new bolts as they have a locking compound between the threads. If by some stroke of misfortune, you are now researching how to get the piston back in - after you happily decided to turn the piston COUNTER-CLOCKWISE in a vain attempt to get the piston back into the housing, here is what you should do: Place the aforementioned piston retractor in the caliper and turn the knob until the pad almost touches the piston head. Place the putty knife between the piston head and retractor pad, turn the knob to tighten the tool "just so". (this is to maintain a firm pressure against the piston while at the same time trying to get it to move back in). Use the expanding wrench to grip the outer metal of the piston TAKING CARE NOT TO DAMAGE THE RUBBER BOOT then turn the piston clockwise a few 1/4-turns. Hopefully you will notice that the entire thing becomes loose and you will then have to tighten the retractor again by turning the knob JUST ENOUGH TO DRAW IT TIGHT AGAIN. Repeat this process a few times until you find that the piston has "caught" inside and has retracted a bit. You can now use the cube tool to completely turn it all the way in. NOTE: the reason that I used the putty knife was because the expander pad bit into and jammed against the bare softer metal of the piston head. The putty knife created a smooth hard surface enabling the piston head to be easily turned with the wrench. I thank the previous contributor who gave me the initial instruction on the use of the cube tool. I merely detailed it and explained how to fix the piston having popped out from turning counter clockwise. (MORE)
Not enough info - you need to tell us make model, year. This kind of stuff is too important to generalize
There are 2 fuses on that stereo system, Fuse 37 or 42 in the driver's side of the dash or the back of the radio. You need special tools to remove the radio. If the radio just quit working, simply remove the fuse on the side of the dash and re-install the fuse, the radio should start working again. … Update: I just tried this (removing each fuse individually, one at at time) and it didn't work. HOWEVER! I just pulled BOTH 37 AND 42 at the same time and put them back in and it fixed it. (Thats right... Genius.) I just had this happen on our 2002 VW Golf TDI and removing these two fuses (I did both together) worked for me as well. Also works on the 2003 Golf GL - Great Tip! (MORE)
Yes, you or a repair shop can replace wheel bearings in most cases.The cost and difficulty vary greatly depending upon the vehicle. If you're planning to do it yourself, you MUST get accurateinformation (preferably from a service manual) on how to do it.Also, specialized equipment (pullers, presses…, torque wrenches) maybe required to remove and replace the bearings. If you don't do it right, the bearing is likely to fail quickly,which could be dangerous, expensive or both. (MORE)
Answer . You must make sure that you have purged all air from the coolant system. An air bubble will not allow proper flow of coolant and could also cause the engine to overheat. Add coolant into resevior and leave top off with engine running. Add more coolant as required. If temp gets too high …with cap off and coolant starts to back out of resevior, then replace cap and allow to cool. Remove cap after cool and top up coolant again and repeat procedure. (MORE)
Remove wheels Re-install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Use a "C" clamp to fully retract piston into caliper body Replace inner and outer pads Re-install caliper PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE
No, you can remove and/or replace the front rotors on your Jeep Liberty without having to repack the wheel bearings. To remove the rotor, remove the brake caliper, and then pull the rotor straight off the wheel studs. If the rotor doesn't budge, then use an air hammer to tap the front face of the r…otor adjacent to the wheel studs (the flat area of the rotor directly between the wheel studs). This will knock the rust loose and let the rotor slip off the studs. DO NOT use the air hammer on the braking [shiny] surface of the rotor! (MORE)
Answer . Simple. You get a BFH! ~ Big F@$%^&g Hammer and pound it out. I would suggest you take the part off the vehicle first and have a good, strong metal surface to pound on. This will take require a well swung hammer with plenty of room to move.
To replace Melex golf cart brakes, you will need parts that varydepending on the model. In all cases, you will need the new brakeshoes and possibly the calipers. You can replace these parts usingstandard tools including a Philips screwdriver.
Wheels run out of track, tyres overheat and blow out. Wheel hubs can self weld to the stub axle and snap off
just had a 93 golf cl front wheel bearing done at a garage all in Â£110.00. had a rear bearing done through my works workshop and the bearing cost Â£11.21 half an hour to do, gave the mechanic Â£20. i am not sure but i think the front bearing is the same and to dissasemble the front takes a …bit longer but not 3 hours (MORE)
The horn is located under the front bumper behind the fog lights.Slide your fingers up under the and remove the 2 clips attachingthem then replace it.
Here is the short answer. See Related Links for the long answer! Gather your tools. Park the car on a level surface. Jack up the car, block the rear wheels, set the parking brake. Remove the old bearings. Grease: coats the races and pack the bearings. Reassemble onto the car.
its very easy open the hood and remove the carpet from the light there will be 2 bolts the whole light unit will come out and then replace the bulb .
-Raise and support the vehicle. -Remove rear wheels and disc brakes or drums . -Drain differential oil. Remove differential cover. -In the differential housing there is an 8mm lock bolt that holds the pinion shaft in place remove that. -Remove the pinion shaft. -Remove the C-lock from the button end… of the axle shaft. For that you will have to push in on the axle shaft. It will move freely with the pinion shaft out. The pinion shaft holds the two axle shafts apart. -With the C-lock out you can pull the axle shaft out. - You will need an axle bearing puller to remove the bearing. Pull the bearing and the oil seal out. -Clean everything nice and neat with brake parts cleaner. Wipe with clean towel. -Install new bearing and oil seal. You will need a bearing and race setter. (It helps to freeze the bearing before installation.) -Install the clean axle shaft. -Install C-lock. -Install pinion shaft. -Install pinion shaft lock bolt. Use blue thread locker paste so it doesn't come loose from the vibration. -Remove the remaining of the gasket from the differential and pan. Use a razor blade don't scratch it. -Install gasket and differential cover. -Add the differential oil. -Install brake rotors or drums, tires. If you have any doubts take it to a shop. You have to be really precise. (MORE)
Yes! These pin bearings are surrounded by high temp grease, the grease is kept where it should be by rubber seals. Once these seals are worn out, and cracked, or broken completely, the grease finds its way away from the bearings, and then you have metal on metal contact. There are four parts to a be…aring system on each wheel; the inner bearing, outter bearing, and racers for both. the bearings run along the racers, and without the proper amount, and quality grease, these pin bearings with soon break the racer/lose bearing from retainer/lock up/or just simply over heat and STOP the wheel from turning. so, replace those bearings, and get NEW high temp bearing grease and chock it FULL. this will prevent any future problems. (MORE)
It can be very dangerous. You certainly don't want to be on the freeway when the bearing finally goes and the wheel falls off.. \nYes. Definately. If the grease is completely gone, the bearing can heat up and get so hot that the wheel could lock up and cause the car to spin out of control.
How many front wheel bearings need to be replaced on a 1991 Ford Ranger 4x4.Is there 2 or a total of 4 bearings.?
there are a total of 4 wheel bearings on the front. both sides have an inner and outer bearing.. the outer bearing is visable when you remove hub. the inner bearing is visable when you remove rotor
You'll know by the horrible droning sound being made when you are driving. I thought maybe the noise was coming from the tyres as they were the only things to have changed. Once I got past 30mph the noise started to get annoying. I started looking into tyre reviews. However, after a 200+ journey the… noise was too much and decided to take it to a garage and they said there was too much play in the wheel and unsafe to drive back. It turned out to be the rear passenger wheel bearing being the fault. Had it changed, cost around 170GBP and haven't a noise like it since. (MORE)
The following information relates to mk2 and mk3 Golfs but should be applicable to most VAG cars fitted with rear disc brakes. . Remove the road wheel. . Remove the brake pads from the caliper. . Remove the caliper mounting bolts. . Move the caliper out of the way, ensuring the caliper doesn't… put any strain on the flexible brake hose. . Remove the Allen-key headed bolts securing the brake caliper carrier and then remove the carrier. Application of heat and use of a small Stilson wrench may be necessary to loosen stubborn carrier bolts. Replace the bolts if the Allen heads are worn or corroded. . Remove the metal cap from the centre of the disc. . Remove the split pin, locking ring, nut and thrust washer from the stub axle. . Remove disc from the stub axle. . At this point you may need to extract the old wheel bearings from the old discs or fit new bearings, although some brake discs are supplied with new wheel bearings already fitted. Fitting a bearing is simply a case of carefully tapping out the old bearing race with a hammer, followed by tapping the new race into place. Using a socket of approximately the same size (or slightly smaller) when tapping the race can help reduce the chance of damaging the bearing race. Fitting new discs is simply a reversal of the above procedure. (MORE)
first remove the wheel,then remove the brake caliper,then the caliper mounting bracket.then you need to remove the rotor which should just slide off.then you need to remove the axle spindle nut which is in the center of the rotor,then you need to separate the strut from the back of the spindle by re…moving the two bolts holding it.once you separate the spindle from the strut then there are three bolts that hold the hub in place that you need to take out from the back side of the hub.you will have to slide the axle in a little bit in order to reach these bolts.once you get these bolts out you will have to gently tap on the hub from the back to get it to come free of the spindle housing. then do the reverse to put it back together. (MORE)
You basically lift up the car, remove the rear wheels , get a portable lift that can sustain the rear axle , and remove the two screws that hold the shock absorber in place. That's how i did mine , but i work in a garage , so i had everything i needed. I guess you should also be able to do it wi…th the car on the ground , by simply using two hydraulic lifts, one to lift the car, and one to hold the rear axle. You need to do one wheel at a time , even if you do it on the ground or in a garage. The rear shock absorbers on the mark 4 are easy to replace, among the easiest i've ever done. The story changes drastically if you need to replace the front shock absorbers , and for that , i suggest you to have the job done at a garage you're familiar with. You could also do it yourself , but you need a lift like those you see in a garage, because you need to lift up the car, and loose a bit the sub frame to successfully remove the shocks( if you don't do that, the axle will hit the sub frame, and you won't be able to lower enough the suspension knuckle to remove it from the shock absorber). (MORE)
Requirements: 2 x discs & 1 set pads. 2x wheel bearings 1x hydrolic press 1x 32mm socket 1x power bar 13, 15, 17 & 18mm spanners. 1x pliers firstly, jack up the car and remove the front wheel. Once this is done you will need to remove the brake caliper and the carrier. The carrier is bolted on… from the inner side of the hub carrier. once these are removed the brake caliper and carrier will come free as one complete unit. Secure this to the coil spring with a cable tie to prevent damage to the brake hose. Now you will need to remove the hub, including the wheel bearing as the break discs are bolted onto the inner side of the hub. To do this remove the 32mm hub nut then gently push the C.V. joint spindle to ensure it's not seized into the hub. Second, gently pry out the hub from the hub carrier. This can be achieved by using two flathead screwdrivers or small pry bars at either side and wiggle until hub becomes loose. If this does not happen you will have too forcefully push the hub out but this will damage the wheel bearing and thus require replacement before refitting into the hub carrier. To be honest I have never been able to remove the hub without ruining the bearing, although allegedly it is possible. once the hub is free you can undo the four bolts holding the brake disc and fit the new one. *****If you require removal of the hub carrier to replace the bearings***** Remove the two mounting bolts attaching the carrier to the shock. Remove the split pin on the track rod end and remove the nut. Gently hammer the top of the ball joint to release from the hub carrier. Remove the securing bolt for the bottom ball joint and use screwdriver or pry bar to widen the gap and tap the ball joint out. Push c.v. joint out and the hub is free. (MORE)
Just changed the alternator on my 2000 vw golf and now can't get the alternator belt back on - any suggestions?
Major vibration in the steering wheel. With the car parked and the steering wheel unlocked, go to a tire and try to shake it back and forth by grabbing on each side of the tire. If that tire will move back and forth, the wheel bearing is bad. Also when drivingand turning in curves, if the roaring ge…ts louder, they are bad. (MORE)
No, but it is a good idea They usually wear out at about the same time, once you notice one is bad, it won't be too long before you notice the other one is bad.
to replace the brake pads on any car loosen the lugs abit (not all the way) then jack it up. remove the lugs all the way, pull the tire off, theres 2 Allen key bolts holding the caliper on take them off pull the caliper off and the pads should just fall out. to get the new pads on you have to compre…ss the brake cylider back so the new pads will fit over the rotor use a c clamp to do this then just put it all back together. (MORE)
OK, you've got to take it step by step. Step 1 - Find yellow pages (if you have not got one, DON'T WORRY skip straight to step 2) Step 2 - Walk over to phone (note: be careful of any obstacles that might be in your way, i.e. doors) Step 3 - Call mechanic either by using your yellow pages, o…r calling your knowledegable friends at 118 118, asking for car mechanic near me PLEASE (politeness costs nothing, unlike the phone call at around 50p/min) Step 4 - Tell mechanic, you are a little boy who needs his broom broom fixed. Step 5 - Tell mechanic - 'same to you' and hang up when he makes fun of your mum. Step 6 - Call Evans Autos in North Cheam on (020) 8337 6677 and buy one of our fantastic used motors at a unbelievable price and scrap the old golf for a for a fresh car with 12 months warranty and a lifetime guarantee on pads for the life of the car. (MORE)
rotors are easy order rotors(disks)then take tire off then calliper then rotor put new one one put calliper back on (might need c clamp to push piston back in then put tire back on
no! you need to push the pistons back into the calliper! you may need to turn them.
Well..it would depend on the year since there are different suspension setups. I have an 85 GTI with 4wheel disc. The front are different than the rear. The front are pretty typical. You remove two bolts with a 6mm (or 7mm) Allen head. Then you pull these out which frees up the part of the caliper w…ith the piston..you can slide this out (towards front of vehicle) and then use a large C-clamp to compress the piston back in. Put your new pads in like the old ones were and put it all back together. It will be a bit soft on the pedal till the piston sets itself on the new pads tight. The rear are a little different as you have to disconnect the E-Brake cables and use a different procedure to compress the pistons back in. Otherwise it is pretty much similar with the two bolts (not Allen this time) needed to be removed. The caliper then slides out towards the rear of the vehicle) The one thing I found out was that the rear pistons are supposed to use a special tool to compress the pistons back in. I was able to use my C-clamp..compress it a little..then I used some channellock pliers to turn the piston ...clockwise...I would have to compress, turn, compress,turn etc. At least this is how it is with the '85 GTI..not sure how long this style was used. (MORE)
I would always suggest replacing brake pads and rotors in pairs. However, if the pads still have a lot of life in them, at the very least take some sand paper and scuff the surface of the pads up. Over time, heat and other contaminates can cause pads and rotors to "glaze", or obtain a shiny appearan…ce. If you don't remove the glaze off the pads, it will just transfer over to your new rotors, and may degrade braking performance. (MORE)
1 the whole wheel can fall off causing a wreck. 2 it will cause a fire from friction possibly causing a wreck. 3 it will waste a lot of your gas. 4 it can lock up the whole wheel causing a wreck. 5 it will make grinding and whirring sounds.
That depends on the vehicle; you listed in far too many categories to have this researched for you. For many vehicles, especially front wheel drive vehicles, the front wheel bearings are part of an assembly and you will need to replace the entire assembly AND have the vehicle aligned when you're d…one. That runs up the price. For some vehicles, such as a 2 wheel drive Silverado, the wheel bearing just slips out when you pull the front hub. You DO need to work a little to remove the inner "race", but that's not too much difficulty. The whole job shouldn't be more than $40 or $50 for a 2 wheel drive pickup, but front wheel drive vehicles and 4 wheel drive pickups can be several hundred dollars. (MORE)
This really depends on the rig, the year? In general you should be able to do this within 2 hrs providing you have the proper tools. If you can be a little more precise with rig and year, I can give you a better way to go at it. Good luck:)
Depending on the vehicle, there is usually an inner and an outer wheel bearing and some are as easy as jacking up the problematic wheel, removing the hub cap, remove the grease cap, take out the cotter pin, remove the nut, wiggle the wheel and the outer bearing and seal will pop off. But, in a lot o…f cases, especially if the bearing has failed, the job will be more complex! (MORE)
Yes. Just check on line if there is a kit for your car, it does involves some work. Also remember rear brakes do only small fraction of over all braking, so ask yourself if it is rally worth it.
Because there is a problem with the ABS. Replacing the brakes and wheel bearings will not fix this problem. Seek professional help to diagnose the problem.
There are so many different bearings you would have to state year and name of vehicle to get a good answer.
It's certainly a good idea. In some older vehicles you can take them apart and re-grease them easily too. Your vehicle will definitely drive smoother after doing either.
You didn't supply enough info. What's the vehicle? Typically on a domestic car if you are replacing them yourself, doing all your labor it's not bad. An import is way more expensive, as always. Normally a domestic wheel bearing ranges from 40-120 bucks each. And usually a domestic ranges …from 120 bucks + Some fords requires you to have a special tools for every single job you do too; you might as well consider a ford an import, even though it is a domestic. Side Note.. if you are restoring a classic don't get the cheap 15 dollar bearings, try to find a mainstream bearing, MOOG used to make a few, but you will pay for quality; about 40 each. As for a daily driver, who cares put the napa special crap on it, save money and do it yourself, they aren't hard to put on. (MORE)
They usually pop out and new ones press in easily. Get them at bike shops.
Between $250 and $350, it also depends on whether they have to align the wheels. Yes and No. If we are talking about the front wheel bearing you can do it yourself with a minimum of tools and time. Pick up a copy of haynes or chilton repair for the year of your vehicle the step by step instruction…s are very good. The rear wheel bearings are even easier to replace, but this depends on your vehicle make and model. In the case of the rear wheels if you can change a tire you can change the bearings, however this isn't the case for all cars. Bearings cost from $40 to $400 and higher. Some cars require the entire hub assembly to be changed which could be even more expensive. Labor will be about an hour for each bearing (about $70-$150) each. Ans 2 - With so many of today's cars being front wheel drive , many amateurs can NOT replace front wheel bearings easily ! In these cases it's necessary to separate the main ball joint and remove the CV joint - NOT easy for an amateur The cost to repair wheel bearings varies based on the exact part(s)being replaced, and the person doing the repair. It can run from$30 to $300+ just based on those variables alone. (MORE)
They need replacing when they wear out. They could wear out at 23,000 miles if you drive hard with lots of stops or ride the brake with your foot. It is not normal for them to need replacing that quickly but it all depends on how you drive.
With great difficulty, u need to lower the front subframe and dependeing on the engine and gearbox fitted, you may need to raise the engine slightly.
they just unbolt from under the bonet . take the wheel arch out and check around the edge of the wing for more bolts i need to replace my drivers side and its a job i will be doing my self so i dont think i will be to hard.
If, after close inspection you do not see any damage to hub, you can use it. But ALWAYS install new bearing race with bearing.