Wheel Bearing Inspection
Inspect each wheel disc for dents, distortion and cracks. A disc in badly damaged condition must be replaced.
Check wheel hub nuts for tightness and, as necessary, retighten to specification.
Tightening torque
Wheel nut ( a ): 100 N·m ( 10.2 kg-m, 74.0 lb-ft)
Check wheel bearings for wear. When measuring thrust play, apply a dial gauge to axle shaft center after removing wheel center cap from wheel disc.
When measurement exceeds limit, replace bearing.
Rear wheel bearing thrust play limit
: 0.8 mm (0.03 in.)
By rotating wheel actually, check wheel bearing for noise and smooth rotation. If it is defective, replace bearing.