Wheel Bearing Inspection
1) Inspect each wheel disc for dents, distortion and cracks. Disc in badly damaged condition must be replaced.
2) Check wheel nuts for tightness and as necessary, retighten them to specification.
Tightening torque
Wheel nut ( a ): 100 N·m ( 10.2 kg-m, 74.0 lb-ft)
3) Check wheel bearing for wear. After retightening lock nut to specified torque, apply dial gauge to wheel hub center and measure thrust play.
When measurement exceeds limit, replace bearing.
Front wheel bearing thrust play limit
: 0.05 mm (0.002 in)
4) By rotating wheel actually, check wheel bearing for noise and smooth rotation. If defective, replace bearing.