Really, this depends on the vehicle in question. Usually, it becomes obvious by looking at the vehicle with the wheel removed and a new part in plain sight. That in mind, if you know you need one you also know how to put it in. If you don't know how to do it, you also don't know that you need to do it.
Take the wheel off. Look in the center of the axle. There is a big nut in there with a cotter pin through it. Take out the cotter pin, and remove the nut. If it's a disc brake, the bearing will come out with the disc. If it's a drum, you can take it out by itself.answerhub bearings usually have to be pressed out of the hub/rotor/drum once they are removed from the vehicle.
typically a hub bearing kit, or hub bearing assembly, comes with everything you need to replace the hub bearing.
You can replace both... Bearing or Hub... Bearings are cheaper, but harder to find and replace. Hub assemblies are easier to replace, but slightly more expensive.
If, after close inspection you do not see any damage to hub, you can use it. But ALWAYS install new bearing race with bearing.
The front wheel bearing is a sealed unit with the wheel hub - replace the hub and wheel bearing unit. Remove the four bolts from the rear of the steering knuckle that connect to the hub bearing unit.
The front bearing for a Dodge Stratus is attached to the Hub. To replace it remove all the components on the hub assembly. There are three bolts that hold the assembly in place. Loosen the bolts and pry out the hub. Replace the unit.
Front is easy, just replace hub rear is pressed in
It's easy, you have to replace the entire hub!When the bearings go bad, you have to replace the whole hub! Simple! It's easy, you have to replace the entire hub!When the bearings go bad, you have to replace the whole hub! Simple!
A wheel bearing is pressed in to the hub so that it is able to safely operate. To replace a bearing on a Chevy Impala remove the hub from the car and take the unit to a machinist. Have the press out the old bearing and press in the new one.
You can purchase the bearing only or the entire hub assembly. It is usually more difficult to find and replace the bearing only.
With a Hammer
you need to press out the bearing inside the hub assembly.