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How to Replace a Front Wheel Bearing

Опубликовано: 28 мая 2015 г. 5 359 368 просмотров

Wheel Bearing Replacement. Learn how to replace a wheel bearing hub assembly. This is a 2007 Mercury Mountaineer, Ford Explorer but the process will be very similar for replacing any wheel bearing hub assembly with an axle running through it. I was quoted over $650 at the stealership to do the job again so save a ton of money and do it yourself and do it properly so it won’t fail again.

Here is the wheel bearing hub assembly I used: http://www.mevotech.com/product/hub-a...
How to Replace another wheel bearing hub assembly (Pontiac G8): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04AyC...
Wheel Bearing Cutaway: COMING SOON!!!
How to Tell if a Wheel Bearing is Bad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvKWG...
How to Replace a Pressed in Wheel Bearing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLSXQ...
Home-made penetrating fluid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WuVB...
BlueDriver OBD2 Scanner Product Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPI36...

Tools:
OBD2 Scanner (Bluedriver): http://amzn.to/1XNUGfz
Breaker Bar: http://amzn.to/2C15v8Z
Slide Hammer: http://amzn.to/2ksqitJ
Socket Set: http://amzn.to/2lpDVOE
3/8 Ratchet: http://amzn.to/2kxNRE0
Torque Wrench: http://amzn.to/2ltUBk6
Antiseize: http://amzn.to/2kYQUpg

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  • ChrisFix
    ChrisFix 2 года назад Here is how you make the Homemade Penetrating Fluid: https://youtu.be/2WuVBFTzoKc?list=PLDD611CFB36FC65F2
  • Mark Burgess
    Mark Burgess 2 года назад Thanks! I was going to ask how you made the special sauce XD That stuff looks mean!
  • Jason Meeker
    Jason Meeker 2 года назад ChrisFix i could not get my axel nut off at all on my 2001 dodge ram anytips my breaker bar even broke ?
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  • coco nut
    coco nut 2 года назад Jason Meeker that shit probably welded itself to the frame... you are fucked
  • Jason Meeker
    Jason Meeker 2 года назад coco nut had to get a heat gun and borrow a impact gun lol still sucked tho lol
  • coco nut
    coco nut 2 года назад @Jason Meeker lol i didnt see the whole video before i commented. i thought you were talking to a bolt that attached to the frame of the car or the engine block for some odd reason. sometimes in areas that get hot from the engine, bolts that are too tight weld themselves lol
  • WhiteRaiden2014
    WhiteRaiden2014 2 года назад Before this I've never replaced a wheel bearing in my life. I followed these steps to the letter (For the most part. Mine was a front bearing on a RWD truck) and it was one of the easiest jobs I've ever done. Thank you ChrisFix. You saved me, my job, and my credibility once again.
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    Omarion Stylus 2 года назад ChrisFix Hi Chris I have the same problem with my 2004 maxima Abs anti slip came on at certain distance when driving.
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  • Jerry HF
    Jerry HF 2 года назад when that happens i use superthick solid one-piece (no joints) breaker bar with another 3-6ft(1-2m) extender with a hard (like heavy duty/air tool impact) socket and just prying it gently at first (after heating/fluid is applied to it if needed) no nut yet withstood, cheers!
  • ding dong gaming
    ding dong gaming 2 года назад (изменено) ChrisFix why didn't you use your truck to pull the hub out?
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    ballermj23 2 года назад ChrisFix your videos are awesome... Super informative and fun channel 👌👌👍
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    Maysin Bell 2 года назад Thats a Chrysler 200 back on the road thanks to you ChrisFix - life saver bro
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  • justin davis
    justin davis Год назад wrap a big rag or towl around slid hammer then pull that back and forth. It easily doubles the force of the slide hammer and requires nearly no energy from you
  • King Will1017
    King Will1017 Год назад ChrisFix which is harder 2 install wheel barring or ball joints
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    dhokkhaba1 Год назад Hey Chris! Love your videos! In near future would you be able to do a car starter video on how to remove it, preferably 1997 toyota corolla car? please and thank you
  • Autumn Voegeli
    Autumn Voegeli 11 месяцев назад ChrisFix the best videos ever chrisfix
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    Jorge Vlogs 11 месяцев назад ChrisFix can you tell me where you get that penetrating fluid
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    ed_dude12 0.1 11 месяцев назад Jason Meeker do not use a impact gun or air tools
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  • 999thenewman
    999thenewman 10 месяцев назад Hey! You cut out the footage where you use expletives when removing the hub assembly.
  • Eliot Landon
    Eliot Landon 8 месяцев назад What happened to your upbeat attitude u sound like u hate doing this u sound boring y u change
  • Coleman Maynor
    Coleman Maynor 8 месяцев назад I just use a sand grinder instead of sandpaper will cut down sometine. Also air hammer always knocks em off quick af
  • Paul Morse
    Paul Morse 8 месяцев назад Great video...Easy to follow.
  • Mark Paul
    Mark Paul 6 месяцев назад Hey ChrisFix, what kind of obd2 reader are you using. I have to purchase one and i rather buy a good one.
  • christopher macizzall
    christopher macizzall 5 месяцев назад I know it's probably impossible that you will respond but can I use a impact driver on this nut... I need to know tonight
  • Bruno Đurović
    Bruno Đurović 5 месяцев назад @ChrisFix I have a question Chris, i drive a 2002. Hyundai Elantra 2.0 diesel and i my wheelbearings are gone, but i noticed i dont have any noise at all when i turn left, but straight foward i do, is that just a coincidence or maybe it isnt the wheelbearings?
  • QuestionCuriosity
    QuestionCuriosity 4 месяца назад I know I’m late but you should have blurred the rear view mirror
  • joe guy
    joe guy 4 месяца назад why would you think it would come off easy lol ....i thought you work on shit all the time ? ..
  • Brandon Wilkinson
    Brandon Wilkinson 3 месяца назад Hey Chris are you familiar with Detroit Axle on eBay? Also do you know if they’re parts are any good?
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    B Johnson 1 месяц назад Hey chrisfix, could you do a video on a wheel bearing on my audi a4. It seems alot different than this!
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    Emmanuel Gutierrez 3 дня назад which jack did you recommend buying. Which one do you have?
  • Subwoofer
    Subwoofer 2 года назад (изменено) You are the only person on YouTube I know that I feel safe taking car advice from. I'm becoming more and more of a DIY kind of guy, so you do and amazing job with not only explanation, but damn good camera work to show exactly what's going on; kudos to those cams you put so we could see behind the car knuckles. I should also point out what a lot of other guys don't do that you do. You are pretty good with explaining what tools you use and where you get them. Lot of others never do or they use company based products that are supplied by where they work and they just overlook that.
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    TJ L 2 года назад I have to agree. I just found this guy and he is doing a great service. And I like how he is not using air tools..
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    AZ.K 2 года назад I only watch 3 channels, ChrisFix , Humblemechanic and ofcourse YouTube mechanic legend EricTheCarGuy. I thinnk if you wanna learn DIY, watch all of them, because not everybody knows everything.
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    Mike A 2 года назад Yep, if Chris, Humble or Eric were on TV you wouldn't get this kind of detail.
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    John Arnold Год назад Subwoofer I'm 12 and fix crars. great!!
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    Big B Год назад John Arnold sure you do, buddy
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    ChrisFix Год назад Thanks a lot everyone! Comments like this mean a lot to me and I really appreciate it!
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    Fuck YouTube Год назад His 2.4 million subs speak for itself. His videos make it so that those of us who don't know what they're doing can learn what to do, and how to do it, and do it properly AND safely. I always feel like I understand cars more every time I watch a video of his. Chris, you do a damn good job and are appreciated more than you know.
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    Mohammed Asif Masood Год назад Yes me to like the way he explain and demonstrate
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  • Phil Marcoccia
    Phil Marcoccia 6 месяцев назад So true, the camerawork is perfect
  • VenomStryker
    VenomStryker 2 недели назад I feel the same way. Things are so expensive to fix now, so there really is no replacement for learning to DIY. What really annoys me is how so many things these days are designed to only last a certain amount of time before it fails. Companies used to be proud to put out good quality stuff and now it's all about money.
  • JoseMP
    JoseMP Год назад I don't need a wheel bearing I just like watching these videos
  • ChrisFix
    ChrisFix Год назад Thanks!
  • Mika Nuñez
    Mika Nuñez 7 месяцев назад Same here 😂😂
  • Darwin Escobar
    Darwin Escobar 7 месяцев назад Ohh gosh, I thought I was the only one. He is great,hands on and no BS
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    KM4WDK 7 месяцев назад Same, i watch so many of his videos and now i feel like when i get a car i am going to spend so much money doing things i probably dont need
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    Cryexmistro 2 месяца назад My late hubby did this,but learned on his own,now my daughter can lol
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    XxNoVa CyBeRXx 2 месяца назад JoseMP same
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    Aarya Patel 1 месяц назад Yes same I also just watching these videos they are so entertaining
  • Carlos Santiago
    Carlos Santiago Год назад I am 40 been a mechanic since about 20 I've done my share of short cuts this kid is young and he is very good.
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    ChrisFix Год назад +Carlos Santiago thanks a lot
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    mrfrankcastle083 10 месяцев назад Slick Rick Wrong again. He's very great!
  • Saravanan V
    Saravanan V 8 месяцев назад Did he put the no nut to the bearing house bolts?
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    MingMing Su 7 месяцев назад Yes, let’s consider award him with one of the Obama daughter
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    Ant Suarez 6 месяцев назад @carlos I got a question
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    ecosby100 2 месяца назад Come on you been a mechanic for 40 yrs you can work circles around him
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    mikecheck66619 1 месяц назад OfficeBear I heard your wife has Mexican in her..when you’re at work..
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    Max Power 1 месяц назад @MingMing Su Sounds like cruel and unreasonable punishment to me.
  • Dan Benner
    Dan Benner 2 недели назад @Max Power paco said it was cool and reasonable
  • Jeremy Douglas
    Jeremy Douglas 10 месяцев назад Dude, you have saved me thousands of $$$ (no exaggeration) and are about to save me $500 more. Being able to fix my own car is profoundly empowering. I hope you have some idea of how awesome your videos are and how valuable your work is. As someone else said already, I hope you can make a living from this somehow. Mechanics need to step up their game if they ever want my money again.
  • ChrisFix
    ChrisFix 10 месяцев назад That’s awesome man and that’s exactly why I make these videos!!!
  • Rafiki Ali
    Rafiki Ali 4 месяца назад Yep... what you said!! @ChrisFix is a mentor to manhood.
  • Empire Lifts Back
    Empire Lifts Back 4 месяца назад front bearing replacement on a ford should be no where near 500, what r u talking about... labor on my car which is infiniti AWD only costs 100... your getting ripped off
  • Mechanic_RBLX Aka Sgt Cross
    Mechanic_RBLX Aka Sgt Cross 3 месяца назад @Empire Lifts Back that's the whole point. So people don't get ripped off from stupidly high prices
  • Ghetto Lisa
    Ghetto Lisa 3 месяца назад They charge you that much when mines only charged a simple $200.
  • Áron Vörös
    Áron Vörös 9 месяцев назад Have you noticed when at 8:38 he actually says stealership.
  • Bat Boy 2004
    Bat Boy 2004 6 месяцев назад (изменено) They are the same thing
  • Lpotts75
    Lpotts75 6 месяцев назад 😂
  • Chalee Her
    Chalee Her 5 месяцев назад But he's right. All they do is steal your money lol
  • Kimberly Lily
    Kimberly Lily 2 месяца назад Áron Vörös At first I thought he misspoke 😂😂😂
  • PhoenixAshes13
    PhoenixAshes13 Неделю назад It's in the description also...
  • rubberhamburger
    rubberhamburger Год назад (изменено) Your videos are top notch Chris. I’ve been a weekend mechanic for years and reference them often. I hope they make you a good living.
  • j8lech
    j8lech 8 месяцев назад I don’t why he doesn’t have a patreon page
  • TheSeattlegreen
    TheSeattlegreen 1 день назад Anybody who attempts this on their own that does not usually work on cars is totally insane! I'd rather perform surgery on somebody who had an aneurysm
  • bosSht 74
    bosSht 74 2 недели назад Soon as I seen him break out the torch in the acid, I knew it was time to call the mechanic 🤣
  • Matt SKENANDORE
    Matt SKENANDORE Год назад (изменено) Friend: hey can you help me I don't know how to replace (part their trying to fix.?) Me: yeah I'll be over soon I know how to do it. Also me: YouTube search of (Chrisfix how to....) I love your videos! I always look up your videos to make sure I'm doing the job right. You're like a DIY online mechanic. #1 YouTube Mechanic!
  • Soldier f
    Soldier f 3 часа назад I really do enjoy your videos..clean, informative and helpful.
  • TDSG34
    TDSG34 11 месяцев назад Really appreciate the detail (even showing how to unclip clips). I also like that you are to the point and don't waste our time by talking about unrelated issues (like so many YouTubers do). Having the tools in the description is really great too! There is a reason so many people love your videos (including me). THANKS
  • ChrisFix
    ChrisFix 11 месяцев назад I'm glad the videos are helpful!!!
  • WJ Handy Dad
    WJ Handy Dad Год назад Glad I'm not the only one who's had to deal with something "impossibly" stuck on. Thanks for a both entertaining and informative video.
  • Rich Morgan
    Rich Morgan 6 месяцев назад WJ Handy Dad (
  • TheSeattlegreen
    TheSeattlegreen 1 день назад (изменено) I think it's hilarious how easy you speak like it's setting up a dinner table LOL. So all you do is you take the plates out of the cabinet then you put the plates on the kitchen table then you get some silverware some Forks some knives Etc. LOL
  • m4gician
    m4gician 1 день назад just did this yesterday thanks to your video! appreciate it. question: why didn't you hammer the bearing from behind? you hammer on it but from behind it, it would've popped out no?
  • James Crawford Jr
    James Crawford Jr Неделю назад I love Chris! He’s teaching me so much. “Good.” Lol
  • Cherise Bentosino
    Cherise Bentosino 8 месяцев назад 8:19 LMAO
  • Jay Carr
    Jay Carr 3 месяца назад I need you to come to Oklahoma and work on a 99 F250. But seriously, you rock
  • Dominique Ellison
    Dominique Ellison 2 года назад that hammer Montage was epic lol, almost woke my kids up 😂
  • ChrisFix
    ChrisFix Год назад lol
  • Mike Wiebers
    Mike Wiebers 5 дней назад I own a Honda, but I stay up past my bedtime watching these videos of Chris. I probably won’t use them, but It’s nice 👍🏽 to have familiarity of repair🤗.