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Old 04-16-2011, 11:42 AM   #2
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Re: 93 Metro keeps burning up rear wheel bearings

Originally Posted by dwendt1978 View Post
About every 3000 miles my 93 xfi keeps roasting the back pass. side wheel bearing. It will start to howl so load you can't hear the radio over it.

When I changed the rear brakes I took off the spindle nut and I swear I messed the threads up or something causing this problem. I have torqued it to 129lbs like the manual says and it still does it.

Maybe I'm not packing the bearings well enough, or using wrong kind?? Gotta get ole girl back on the road with 4 dollar gas!
when your replacing wheel bearing are you putting a new race to?
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