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Old 12-07-2012, 08:07 PM
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It is a sealed hub/bearing assembly. Shooting grease in the ABS hole is a waste of time.
I am not very impressed with Most dealerships/dealer mechanics.
If you are reffering to the spindle bearings, or inner spindle bearings, they are best cleaned and greased and re assembled when you do the ball joint teardown.
No substitute for doing it right.
Just shooting grease in the ABS hole wont put grease in the inner spindle bearings,it wont migrate into the well for the torrington style bearing.
Pouring in gear oil will run through the bearing and wash out the grease, into the locking/unlocking hub, then it can leak out from there , making a mess.Tear it down, use good grease, do it right.
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